Alumni in the News

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

M. Martinez ’95 Returns to Kramer Levin’s White Collar Defense Practice

Michael Martinez ’95 is returning to Kramer Levin as a partner in its White Collar Defense and Investigations practice.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Kramer Levin Names Dani James ’95 Co-Chair of White Collar Defense Practice

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP announced today that Dani R. James '95 has been selected as co-chair of the law firm’s industry-leading White Collar Defense and Investigations practice.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Nabiha Syed ’10 Honored with Freedom of the Press Award

Nabiha Syed '10 will receive the first ever Rising Star Award presented by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press at their Freedom of the Press Awards this year.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Richard Buery ’97 Named Chief of Policy at National Charter-School Network

Richard Buery ’97 will leave his position as New York City deputy mayor to take a senior post at KIPP, a national charter-school network.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Samuel Myers '60 Announces "From the Lands of Asia" Art Exhibition in Fort Worth

The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas is opening an exhibition titled "From the Lands of Asia," which will present examples of all of the works of art collected by Samuel '60 and Myrna Myers over 50 years.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Helen Bendix ’76 and Carl Moor ’88 Appointed to District Court of Appeal

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. '64 announced the appointment of Judge Helen I. Bendix '76 as associate justice, Division One and Judge Carl H. Moor '88 as associate justice, Division Five of the Second District Court of Appeal.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

George Cardona '86 Named Santa Monica City Attorney's Special Counsel

George Cardona '86 has been hired as Special Counsel/Chief of Staff for the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office. Cardona previously served in leadership roles at the United States Attorney's Office in Los Anglees since 2002. In his new role, Cardona will assist the City Attorney with office management and high-priority legal matters.

Read the full announcement online here.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

John H. Morris '77 Remembers Cherry Hill in New Memoir

John H. Morris, Jr. '77 and his sister, Linda G. Morris, have both written about their time growing up in Cherry Hill, a Baltimore planned community, in a new book titled, "Cherry Hill: Raising Successful Black Children in Jim Crow Baltimore." Read about the publication in the Baltimore Sun.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Michael Meltsner ’60 Interviewed for the National Book Review

Michael Meltsner ’60, civil rights attorney and death penalty specialist, has an interview in the National Book Review about his new memoir, With Passion: An Activist Lawyer's Life.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Robert Todd Lang ’47 Dies at 93

Robert Todd Lang ’47, a senior partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, died on February 6, 2018. He was 93 years old.

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