Classes 1990-1999

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Patrick L. Emmerling, ’93 J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that partner Patrick Emmerling has been selected for inclusion in 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyer in the category of Estate and...
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Michael Chesney, ’92 J.D.

Michael Chesney of Franz Ward has been named “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Chesney who practices in Cleveland, has been recognized...

Gretchen Swanz Herault, ’93 J.D.

Gretchen Herault, Senior Privacy Counsel and HIPAA Privacy Officer at GE Healthcare, recently received the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) new Privacy Law Specialist designation. Herault is responsible for...

Elizabeth F. Tavitas, ’85 BA, ’90 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/282123/canva_photo_editor_17_.png(Canva Photo Editor 17)! Governor Eric Holcomb appointed Judge Elizabeth Tavitas to the Indiana Court of Appeals. Previously Tavitas served as a Lake Superior Court judge where she had...

Catherine “Casey” Ryan, ’93 BA, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/282069/canva_photo_editor_7_.png(Canva Photo Editor 7)! Catherine “Casey” Ryan, a partner in Reed Smith LLP’s Pittsburgh office, has been elected as a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers....

Stephen Boettinger, ’90 BS, ’99 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/282074/canva_photo_editor_12_.png(Canva Photo Editor 12)! Rev Group Inc. has named Stephen Boettinger, as its general counsel at its corporate headquarters in Milwaukee. Boettinger joins Rev Group from Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson Inc....

Arthur C. Hall, ’93 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/282065/canva_photo_editor_4_.png(Canva Photo Editor 4)! Arthur Hall, Partner-in-Charge of Calfee, Halter & Griswold's Cleveland Office, was recently selected for inclusion as a “Leader in Their Field” for Corporate/M&A work in...

Elaine Zacharakis, ’94 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/275340/canva_photo_editor.png(Canva Photo Editor)! Garfunkel Wild, P.C. in New York is pleased to announce that Elaine Zacharakis has joined the firm as a partner in its Health Care Information and...

Michael N. Chesney, ’92 J.D.

Michael Chesney of Frantz Ward in Cleveland has been recognized in the 2018 Edition of _Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business_. Chesney represents management in all aspects of labor...

Michael D. Rechtin, Jr., ’92 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/275326/canva_photo_editor_5_.png(Canva Photo Editor 5)! Seyfarth Shaw LLP recently announced the arrival of partner Michael D. Rechtin, Jr. to the firm’s Real Estate department in Chicago, where he will chair...

Jill Vorobiev, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/268930/canva_photo_editor_8_.png(Canva Photo Editor 8)! Reed Smith LLP announces the addition of Jill Vorobiev as a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in Chicago. Vorobiev was formerly...

Michael J. Messaglia, ’90 BA, ’93 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/268939/canva_photo_editor_13_.png(Canva Photo Editor 13)! Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce that long-time partner, Michael Messaglia has been elected as Krieg DeVault’s new Managing Partner. Messaglia, who practices in the...

Matthew Schechter, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/268932/canva_photo_editor_12_.png(Canva Photo Editor 12)! Matthew Schechter was part of the trial team at McManis Faulkner that was honored by the Daily Journal in its “Top Verdicts” supplement. The firm’s...

David J. Butler, ’94 BA, ’97 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/268928/canva_photo_editor_7_.png(Canva Photo Editor 7)! Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that David Butler has been named to the firm’s 2018 Executive Committee. Butler is a partner...

Jared des Rosiers, ’89 BS, ’92 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/265568/canva_photo_editor_6_.png(Canva Photo Editor 6)! Jared des Rosiers, a partner at Pierce Atwood in the Energy Practice Group in Portland, Maine, was recently recognized with the Scribner Firm Impact Award....

In Memoriam: Matthew C. Nielsen, ’96 BS, ’99 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/258915/canva_photo_editor_1_.png(Canva Photo Editor 1)! It is with great sadness that the Law School announces the passing of Matthew Nielsen on October 30, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona after a strong...

Patrick G. Cooke, ’89 BA, ’95 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/258907/canva_photo_editor_2_.png(Canva Photo Editor 2)! Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP is pleased to announce that Patrick Cooke has joined the firm as a partner in its Chicago office. Cooke focuses...

Deborah Kunselman, ’92 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/257998/deborah_kunselman_small.jpg(Deborah Kunselman Small)! Judge Deborah Kunselman has been elected to the Pennsylvania Superior Court. In 2005, Kunselman became the first woman to be elected to the Court of Common...

James Sweeney II, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/257944/jamessweeney_small.jpg(Jamessweeney Small)! President Donald J. Trump has nominated Barnes & Thornburg partner James R. Sweeney II to fill a judicial vacancy on the United States District Court for the...

Traci L. Griffith, ’99 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/257940/traci_griffith_small.jpg(Traci Griffith Small)! Traci Griffith is a professor at St. Michaels College, a Catholic and liberal arts college, in Vermont. Griffith was awarded the college's outstanding teaching award for...

Edward J. Heath, ’99 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/253402/heath.1.jpg(Heath)! Edward Heath was one of three lawyers at Robinson+Cole who was presented with Robinson+Cole Mentor of the Year Award that recognizes and honors lawyers throughout the firm for...

Frank T. Pimentel, ’87 BA, ’94 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/242185/pimentel_small.jpg(Pimentel Small)! Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently appointed Frank T. Pimentel as an Immigration Judge in the Port Isabel Immigration Court in Texas. Prior to this appointment, Pimentel served...

Edward J. Heath, ’99 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/236413/heath.1.jpg(Heath)! The Connecticut Bar Foundation (CBF) has appointed Edward J. Heath to its Board of Directors. Heath is chair of Robinson & Cole's Business Litigation Group and leads its...

James Joseph Rossi, ’88 BA, ’95 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/236415/joseph_rossi.1.jpg(Joseph Rossi)! The Michigan Supreme Court appointed Judge Joseph J. Rossi to the business court in the 17th Circuit Court in Kent County. The court hears complicated business law...

Michael N. Chesney, ’92 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/236402/chesney.1.jpg(Chesney)! Frantz Ward is proud to announce that partner, Michael N. Chesney, has joined the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland. Mike will also...

Brad Wiskirchen, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/233773/brad_wiskirchen_sm.jpg(Brad Wiskirchen Sm)! Brad Wiskirchen, founding CEO at leading fraud prevention solution, Kount, has been named by EY as a 2017 finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year, Utah Region....

Stacy C. Gerber Ward, ’93 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/233763/stacy_ward_sm.jpg(Stacy Ward Sm)! Stacy C. Gerber Ward has joined von Briesen & Roper, s.c. as a Shareholder. Gerber Ward served as an Assistant United States Attorney for more than...

Kristen E. Polovy, ’98 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/223946/polovoy_kristen.jpg(Polovoy Kristen)! Kristen Polovy has been appointed by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey as a Pro Se Law Clerk in the Trenton vicinage...