Alexander Cohen joined the firm of Meltzer Lippe in Mineola, NY. Alexander works in the construction practice group.
Brian Grossman had a piece, "Client Communications: Always Stay In Touch, Especially During Discovery," published on Above the Law. Brian is an attorney at Balestriere Fariello representing clients in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and arbitration from pre-filing investigations to trial and appeals.
Matthew Baione published a piece, “I Represent 9/11 Victims Battling Over 70 Forms of Cancer. Their Fate Is in Congress’ Hands,” in GritPost.
Lindsey Renee Mielziner became engaged to Matthew Evan Bronstein. Lindsey is an attorney in the Trusts and Estates Department of Emmet, Marvin & Martin, LLP in New York City.
Scott Benjamin Group married Chelsey Taylor Amer in February. Scott is a vice president for digital finance compliance at Goldman Sachs.
Ryan Abrams became an associate at the firm of McCausland Keen + Buckman in Devon, Penn. Ryan is part of the business and real estate groups, performing due diligence, including the management of complex disclosure requirements involved in corporate transactions, and drafting supply agreements, lease amendments and other documents.
Evan Mintz was named deputy opinion editor of the Houston Chronicle. Evan was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in editorial writing in 2017.
Ashley Newman was named to the 2018 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.” Based in the New York City offices of McGlinchey Stafford PLLC, Ashley focuses her practice on general commercial litigation and arbitration.
Ilana Block became president of NEXTGen Detroit, which strives to be the hub of a vibrant and dynamic Jewish community for young adults in Metro Detroit. She was also recognized by The Detroit Jewish News as one of their "36 Under 36." Ilana also runs her own legal practice, focusing mostly on estate planning and small business litigation.
Roxanna Tabar and Joshua Kershner ’11 welcomed a new baby.
Rafael Martinez was promoted to Executive Director of Business Affairs, Creative for BMI. Rafael focuses on the business affairs needs of BMI's Creative team, including the negotiation and drafting of songwriter and composer affiliation and advance agreements. He is also charged with identifying emerging music trends and talent, with the goal of building upon BMI's market share across all music genres and platforms.
Anusree Nair was selected to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List. The list “aims to identify and recognize current and future leaders in various industries and in the community. Anusree is a partner with Klasko Immigration Law Partners.
Licelle R. Cobrador was profiled by The FilAm, exploring her choice to build a law practice in New York City instead of pursuing a career in politics in her native Philippine.
Aneliya Crawford was included in the Crain's "40 Under 40" list. Aneliya is a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where she represents hedge funds and other large investors in matters concerning shareholder activism, proxy contests, hostile takeovers, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.
Zev Raben joined Ramo Law PC in Beverly Hills, CA. The firm provides legal services to optimize its clients' financial, legal and business positions in the financing, production and exploitation of their content.
Matthew R. Kittay was elevated to partner at Fox Rothschild. Matthew is the New York Corporate Administrative Partner and his practice centers on mergers & acquisitions and venture capital financing, with an emphasis on businesses in the technology, life sciences and cannabis sectors. He also serves as outside general counsel for emerging and growth-stage companies.
Jonathan S. Goldstein was promoted to partner at Haber Slade, P.A. in Miami. Jonathan's practice focuses on condominium and homeowners’ association law, lien foreclosures, landlord and tenant law, commercial litigation and construction litigation.
Aida Leisenring created and developed a docuseries about innocent people on death row called “The Last Defense,” which she executive produced with Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis and Vanessa Potkin of The Innocence Project. The seven-episode series will air on ABC starting Tuesday June 12.
Sabrina Victor returned to Ventura Law in June of 2017. Sabrina works in the firm's Danbury, Conn. offices.
Joanna Garelick Goldstein joined the firm of Wilson Elser in White Plains where she represents large international and domestic corporations, small corporations and individuals in litigations, mediations, arbitrations, licensing and contractual matters.
Corey Biller ran for the Millburn, NJ Township Committee.
Michael Mauro was appointed to the Town Council of New Canaan, Conn. Michael is of counsel to Smith, Buss & Jacobs LLP at its Westchester, N.Y., office where he focuses on labor and employment matters.
Stephanie A. Nashban joined the Global Insurance Department at Cozen O’Connor. Stephanie joined the firm as a member based in their Chicago offices.
Amy Mosery became the executive director of the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst, NY on March 1.
Marc Greendorfer was quoted in an article in the Jewish News Syndicate, "Israel Advocates Mobilize to Defend Arizona’s Anti-BDS Law Following Setback in Kansas."
Mario Alex Joseph was selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as a member of the nation’s top 1 percent. The organization is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Mario is a founding partner at Joseph & Smargiassi LLC in New York City.
Alan Sosne joined the Adam Miller Group, P.C. as of counsel in the firm's Bridgehampton, NY office.
Gary Holtzer was honored at the AJC Financial Services Division tribute luncheon. The AJC works to combat anti-Semitism and extremism, defend Israel’s place in the world and safeguard the rights and freedoms of all people.
David Huntley was profiled by Compliance Week in a piece titled "Top Minds: The Compliance Innovator." David is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer for AT&T, working out of the company's Dallas offices.
Matthew R.K. Waterman joined the Tucson office of the Southern Arizona Legal Aid as the managing attorney of the Consumer, Housing, and Public Benefits unit.
Anna (Monahemi) Kaplan announced her candidacy for New York State Senate seat for the 7th District. Anna is currently a councilwoman for the Town of North Hempstead.
Randi Weingarten married Rabbi Sharon Anne Kleinbaum in a ceremony at La Marina, a restaurant in New York City. Randi is the president of the American Federation of Teachers, which is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Isabelle Kirshner was retained by former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following allegations of physical abuse. Isabelle is a partner focusing on criminal defense at at Clayman & Rosenberg LLP in New York City.
Ruth Gursky is serving as a Hearing Officer at the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, conducting hearings and writing decisions in cases involving alleged violations of local laws and rules of the City of New York.
Ivan Wilzig joined the Board of Directors of The College of Communication, Architecture + the Arts (CARTA) at Florida International University. Ivan is currently working with writer Joshua M. Greene on a bio epic of his father, an Auschwitz concentration camp survivor.