Your Class Network

Ever wonder what's going on with your former classmates? Welcome to Class Notes online where you can stay abreast of the latest professional activities and other important milestones in your classmates' lives. Visit often, as we are frequently updating the site, with information compiled from alumni, including news published in local and national media.

Eoin P. Beirne became a partner in the Boston, MA office of Mintz Levin. He specializes in white collar criminal investigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings as well as corporate and securities litigation. (6/13/2014)

Aytan Y. Dahukey became a partner in the Century City, CA office of SheppardMullin in its Corporate Practice Group. Dahukey has a wide ranging practice spanning over the firm's Healthcare, Emerging Growth/Venture Capital, and Private Equity Industry Teams. (3/10/2014)

Deborah A. Johnson, an Associate at the firm of Shanker Law Group, became a member of the board of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association. Johnson practices in the areas of commercial and construction litigation. (3/10/2014)

Cassandra M. Porter, counsel in the Roseland, NJ office of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, was named a 2014 NJ Rising Star by SuperLawyers and a 2013 New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal. A member of the firm's Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors' Rights Department Porter focuses her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring, debtor-creditor law and bankruptcy litigation. (9/9/2014)

Alexander H. Ryley joined Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) as Director of its Elderly Project. Ryley most recently served as a staff attorney at The Legal Aid Society's Brooklyn Office for the Aging, where he represented low-income elderly Brooklyn residents facing a variety of urgent civil legal problems. (2/6/2014)

Seth E. Spitzer became a partner in the New York office of Winston & Strawn. He focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial and securities litigation and arbitration. (3/28/2014)

Ryan D. Thompson, previously the legal editor at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, was named assistant general counsel at Niagara University. Thompson also serves as the director of a recently launched Continuing Legal Education program at the university as well as an adjunct writing professor. (9/9/2014)

Stephen D. Zide became a Partner in the New York office of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in its Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group. Zide represents official creditor and equity committees, chapter 11 debtors, bondholders, investors, trade creditors, administrative agents and secured lenders in a variety of bankruptcy cases and distressed situations. (3/10/2014)

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