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Keep us up to date with what you are up to and find out what other alumni are doing (posts will remain on this site for six months)

September 2019

  • Aaron Casagrande ’06 and Harry Johnson ’79 recognized as Benchmark Litigation Stars Read More>>
  • How I Made Partner: Venable's Maggie Lynch Selwood '07 Read More>>
  • Meet Caitlin E. McDonough '06 Read More>>
  • Meet Cathrin Banks '10 Read More>>
  • Debbie Potter ’90 and Alan Rifkin ’82 will be storytellers at this year’s Trials & Tribulations event to support MYLaw Read More>>
  • Richard Loring Cover '57 passed away on September 8, 2019 Read More>>
  • Mitchell A. Silk '86 to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Markets and Development Read More>>
  • Marshall J. Klein '06 and Melissa O. Martinez '08 will be honored at the Baltimore Business Journal's 40 Under 40 event Read More>>
  • Meet the Author: Erin Miller '13 Read More>>
  • Weller Development hires Marc Broady '16 as VP of Community Affairs Read More>>
  • Former CIA operations officer Sam Faddis '83 to speak at Keystone College Constitution Day Read More>>

August 2019

  • Tripp Scott's Charles Tatelbaum '66: Opioid Crisis Could Mean Big Changes for Purdue Pharma Read More>>
  • Meet Shontell Smith '07 Read More>>
  • James Valentine '13 named a 2019 RARE Champion of Hope Read More>>
  • Henry Talavera '89 has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law category Read More>>
  • Katherine E. Rodriguez '18 has joined Semmes Bowen & Semmes as an associate attorney Read More>>
  • Ava Lias-Booker '86 named to Savoy's Most Influential Women in Corporate America list Read More>>
  • Meet Lori Schectel '99 Read More>>
  • Whiteford, Taylor & Preston attorneys Robert F. Carney ’90, Robert B. Curran ’74, Gardner M. Duvall ’86, Stephen F. Fruin ’75, Harry S. Johnson ’79, George S. Lawler ’78, and Rose M. Matricciani ’89 were listed in Best Lawyers in America 2020 Read More>>
  • William K. Schapiro '76 passed away on August 13, 2019 Read More>>
  • Leonard Kelly '04 and Anthony May '15 are receiving Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) pro bono awards Read More>>
  • Alexandria K. Montanio '16 will serve as the Corporate Social Responsibility Administrator at Gordon Feinblatt LLC
  • James R. Benjamin, Jr. '01 appointed to the Maryland Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission Read More>>
  • Martin O’Malley '88 will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Mock Convention Read More>>
  • Aaron Casagrande '06 named to Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hotlist Read More>>
  • Robert Moss '14 joins J. Alexander Law Firm's Dallas office Read More>>

July 2019

  • Howard P. Nicholson '81 passed away on July 28, 2019 Read More>>
  • Brunswick Corporation (BC) announced that Nancy Loube '93 has been promoted to vice president Read More>>
  • Mathias J. DeVito '56 passed away on July 24, 2019 Read More>>
  • Sebastian Kurian '08 and Shayon Smith '02 have been named 2019 Minority Corporate Counsel Association Rising Stars Read More>>
  • Jodi A. Cavanaugh Jews '93 joins the Habitat for Humanity Choptank board of directors Read More>>
  • Harriet Cooperman '78 was named to the 2019 Corporate Employment Lawyers Hall of Fame for 2019 by Lawdragon and Human Resources Management magazine Read More>>
  • John H. Ditto Jr. '58 passed away on July 15, 2019 Read More>>
  • The Hon. William H. Murphy, Jr. ’69 – A Discussion with author Ta-Nehisi Coates Read More>>
  • Alicia Wilson ’07 listed among nation’s most influential executives by Savoy magazine Read More>>
  • Tracy Brown '79 is receiving the Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award from the Women’s Law Center of Maryland Read More>>
  • Nina Basu ’08, Mallory Finn ’14, April Birnbaum Mackoff ’07, Caitlin E. McDonough ’06, and Sarah Mersky ’14 have been named to the Daily Record's 2019 VIP List Read More>>
  • Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Bruce Friedman '84 and Michael Siri '01 to the district court in Baltimore County Read More>>
  • Michael Buchwald '08 runs the option at the NFL Read More>>
  • Rich Benenson '96 has begun his term as Brownstein’s managing partner Read More>>
  • Hillary Scholten '11 announced she is running for Congress in Michigan's 3rd District Read More>>
  • The Hon. Clayton Greene, Jr. '76 has retired from Maryland's highest court Read More>>
  • Daniel Davis '13 has been appointed as Chair of the Florida Bar Clients' Security Fund for the 2019-2020 term

June 2019

  • The Hon. Frank M. Kratovil, Sr. '63 passed away on June 30, 2019 Read More>>
  • Adam Phillip Janet '14 passed away on June 29, 2019 Read More>>
  • William T. Russell, Jr. '53 passed away on June 28, 2019 Read More>>
  • Elliot Smith '04 has joined Benesch as a partner in the firm’s Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group Read More>>
  • Alicia Wilson '07 recognized as one of the National Bar Association's 40 Under 40 Read More>>
  • Brett Rogers ’02, General Counsel at Brown Advisory, and his team were selected by the Association of Corporate Counsel and Lexology as the winner of the 2019 Global Counsel Award for Regulatory (Financial Services) Team of the Year Read More>>
  • Baker Donelson has added regulatory health lawyer Deborah Samenow '05 to its Washington, D.C. office Read More>>
  • Northern Illinois University names Bryan Perry '96 new General Counsel Read More>>
  • Arnold Fleischmann '54 passed away on June 19, 2019 Read More>>
  • M. Natalie McSherry '74 has been recognized for legal excellence and client service by the 2019 legal ranking guide, Chambers USA Read More>>
  • Lee Ogburn '75 has been recognized for legal excellence and client service by the 2019 legal ranking guide, Chambers USA Read More>>
  • Alicia Wilson '07 will lead a new Office of Economic Development at Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System Read More>>
  • Touro appoints Elena B. Langan '82 Dean for Law Center Read More>>
  • McNamee Hosea is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer M. Alexander '01 as a Principal Read More>>
  • Michael Siri '01 will be installed as President of the Baltimore County Bar Association on July 1, 2019 Read More>>
  • Louis Kaplan '65 passed away on June 16, 2019 Read More>>
  • Wandaly Fernandez '14 received the Future Leader – Minority Lawyers award at the 2019 Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards Read More>>
  • Meet Gregory G. Schwab '04 Read More>>
  • Gov. Larry Hogan announced Kathleen A. Birrane '86 and The Hon. Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. '70 to the University of Maryland Medical System's Board of Directors Read More>>
  • Clare Mary Doehler '57 passed away on June 5, 2019 Read More>>
  • Archibald Eccleston, III '54 passed away Read More>>
  • Robert Manekin '73 was honored by Maryland Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council as a Champion of Justice Read More>>
  • Community Corrections in Florida by Greg Glod '13 Read More>>
  • Doris P. Scott '49 passed away on June 2, 2019 Read More>>
  • Dr. Arthur Appleton ’84 was appointed to the List of Experts for disputes involving sustainable development under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union Read More>>

May 2019

  • Robert Birdsong Jr. '83 passed away on May 30, 2019 Read More>>
  • BMO Financial Corp announced the appointment of Christine Edwards '83 to the BMO Financial Corp. Board of Directors Read More>>
  • Catherine Ansello Murphy '09 has qualified as a certified matrimonial law attorney Read More>>
  • The Hon. Lawrence F. Rodowsky '56 is receiving the 2019 H. Vernon Eney Endowment Fund Award from the Maryland Bar Foundation Read More>>
  • Meet Kraig B. Long '98 Read More>>
  • Meet David E. Ralph '94 Read More>>
  • Meet Holly Mirabella '17 Read More>>
  • Eric Orlinsky '92 was awarded the Hanks Lifetime Achievement award by the Maryland State Bar Association’s Business Law Section Read More>>
  • The Hon. John T. Clark, III '69 received the Centreville High School Alumni Association Award Read More>>
  • H. Norman Wilson Jr. '68 passed away on May 11, 2019 Read More>>
  • Patrick P. Spicer '80 has been selected by the Board of Directors of Middle States Council for the Social Studies (MSCSS) for the Daniel Roselle Award Read More>>
  • The Hon. David Ross IV '53 passed away on May 2, 2019 Read More>>

April 2019

  • Charles R. Morrison '62 passed away on April 23rd, 2019 Read More>>
  • Victoria Ortega '14 appointed to steering committee of the Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law D.C. Chapter Read More>>
  • Bruce Carton '92 hosts 28 faculty and students at Incident Response Forum
  • Benchmark Litigation named Harry Johnson '79 a Local Litigation Star in Maryland Read More>>
  • Nicole K. McConlogue '10 will be receiving the Baltimore Bar Foundation's 2019 Fellows Award Read More>>
  • Sheila Sachs '64 passed away on April 21, 2019 Read More>>
  • Randall Morgan '74 celebrates his 40th year practicing law at Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, P.C. and has been recognized by Best Lawyers for the past 7 years
  • Anais Taboas ’12 has joined the Legal Services Corporation as Program Counsel in Washington, D.C.
  • Cassie Ansello Murphy '09 became a named partner at Paone, Zaleski & Murphy Read More>>
  • The Hon. William O. Carr '73 joins Harford Land Trust Board Read More>>
  • Meet Mojdeh Bahar '00 Read More>>
  • Meet Zoa D. Barnes '95 Read More>>
  • Meet The Hon. Juliet Grace Fisher '00 Read More>>
  • Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Walter R. Kirkman '05 has been elected to a two-year term as president of the board of directors of The Loading Dock, Inc. Read More>>
  • Raymond A. Hein '86 wins the J. Joseph Curran Public Service Award from the Maryland Bar Foundation Read More>>
  • David Gibber '08 has been promoted to Senior Vice President/General Counsel at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Read More>>
  • Meet U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell '06 Read More>>
  • Derrick Wang's '13 "Scalia/Ginsburg" premiered at the Baltimore Concert Opera Read More>>
  • Jessica Marks '10 joins Unified Patents Read More>>
  • Michelle Mendez '08 is receiving the Robert E. Oliphant Award for Outstanding Service to NITA Read More>>
  • Anirban Basu '03 will be the keynote speaker at Live Downtown Frederick Housing Symposium Read More>>
  • Namrata Loomba '12 has joined Blank Rome's Washington, D.C. office as an associate Read More>>
  • Meet Paul Tiburzi '80 Read More>>
  • Hirsh Ament '09, Christopher Gunderson '03, and Maggie Selwood '07 have been named partner at Venable LLP Read More>>
  • Ellen Dew '08 was named partner at DLA Piper Read More>>

March 2019

  • Robert E. Carney Jr. '57 passed away on March 31, 2019 Read More>>
  • Congratulations to Herbert J. Belgrad ’61 and Emmet C. Davitt ’88 for being named in The Daily Record's Leadership in Law Lifetime Achievement honorees Read More>>
  • Charles R. Fowler '40 passed away on March 26, 2019 Read More>>
  • Congratulations to Sharonne R. Bonardi ’92, Oana Brooks ’06, Benjamin H. Carney ’04, Kraig B. Long ’98, Eric G. Orlinsky ’92, Jeremy D. Rachlin ’06, David E. Ralph ’94, and Robert Jay Weltchek ’80 for being named in The Daily Record's Leadership in Law honorees Read More>>
  • Congratulations to Emmanuel A. Fishelman ’14, Holly Mirabella ’17, and Indira K. Sharma ’06 for being named in The Daily Record's Leadership in Law Generation J.D. honorees Read More>>
  • Kali Book '10 has been promoted from partner at Goodell DeVries Read More>>
  • Dr. Robert S. Chabon '76 passed away on March 22, 2019 Read More>>
  • Gregory David Cooke '12 passed away on March 22, 2019 Read More>>
  • Kenneth A. Pressman '63 passed away on March 20, 2019 Read More>>
  • Maryland Carey Law Announces 2019 Alumni Honors Award Winners: Aaron B. DeGraffenreidt '12; The Hon. Deborah Sweet Eyler '81; Marc A. Schindler '93; Marcus L. Wang ‘08; and Arnold M. Weiner '57 Read More>>
  • Eric DeVito '98 was named general counsel with Greenberg Gibbons Read More>>
  • City of Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley announced Charlton Howard, III '88 as a panelist who will interview and recommend candidates to become the Annapolis City Police Chief Read More>>
  • Meet Juanita Jackson Mitchell '50, one of the first African-American women to graduate from Maryland Carey Law Read More>>
  • Patricia Fitzgerald '93 named deputy state's attorney for Cecil County Read More>>
  • Colette Pete '86 joins PhilaPort Chief Counsel Read More>>
  • Congratulations to Mojdeh Bahar ’00, Zoa D. Barnes ’95, Kathleen A. Birrane ’86, Sharonne R. Bonardi ’92, The Hon. Juliet Grace Fisher ’00, Michelle Daughtery Siri ’02, Stacie E. Tobin ’92, and The The Hon. Halee F. Weinstein ’89 for being named in The Daily Record's Maryland's Top 100 Women Read More>>
  • Del. Maricé I. Morales '13 will become a regular contributor to Maryland Matters Read More>>
  • Cathrin Banks '10 was named president of the Maryland and Delaware Railroad Co. effective January 1 Read More>>
  • The Baltimore Sun will be inducting John B. Frisch '83 and Prof. Larry S. Gibson into their Civic and Business Hall of Fame Read More>>
  • Joseph Brees '18 has joined Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC as an associate Read More>>
  • Why I Became A Lawyer: Finding A Voice, And A New Home, by Melissa Martinez '08 Read More>>
  • Access to Business Capital often a Barrier for Women, featuring Alicia Wilson '07 Read More>>
  • Ty Kelly '02 has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America Read More>>
  • Linda Schuett '80 has been named the city of Annapolis’ acting city attorney Read More>>

February 2019

  • Jane Lewis-Raymond '93 wins Burton Award for legal writing Read More>>
  • Deb Jung '87 was elected to the Howard County Council
  • Deepti Kulkarni ’08 was elected partner at Sidley Austin Read More>>
  • Meet Congressman Elijah Cummings '76 Read More>>
  • M. Andrea Olsen-Leyden '15 has joined Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP as a Litigation Associate Read More>>
  • Nancy B. Halstead '11 has been promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm’s Washington, DC office Read More>>
  • Donald Edward Sharpe '63 passed away on February 11, 2019 Read More>>
  • Beverly L. Winstead '08 will become the first Black woman and person of color to Chair the Tax Division for the Maryland State Bar Association Read More>>
  • James D. Bragdon '10 was named partner at Gallagher Evelius & Jones Read More>>
  • Angela Alsobrooks ’96 speaks at UMB’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month celebration Read More>>
  • Sarah B. Cole '05 named shareholder at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Read More>>
  • Eugene Schreiber '60 passed away on February 6, 2019 Read More>>
  • Congratulations to our 2019 Daily Record Influential Marylanders: Donald DeVries ’73, Brian Gibbons ’87, Charles Monk ’74, Alan Rifkin ’82, Paul Tiburzi ’80, and Alicia Wilson ’07 Read More>>
  • Jeff Rowe '05 announced he will seek election as Magisterial District Judge for the Lewisburg, PA Read More>>

January 2019

  • Meet Mordechai Lichtenstein '03 Read More>>
  • Meet Alicia Wilson '07 Read More>>
  • T. Patrick Dulany '82 passed away on January 20, 2019 Read More>>
  • Linda Morris '17 published article for ACLU National Women’s Rights Project Read More>>
  • Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt '88 announces retirement Read More>>
  • Hillary Evans '14 joins Perdue Farms, Inc. as Associate Counsel
  • A. Lynne Puckett '94 joins Celanese Corp. as general counsel Read More>>
  • Alicia Wilson '07 will receive the Distinguished Women's Award from the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Read More>>
  • Federalsburg, MD-based Class III Maryland and Delaware Railroad Company (MDDE) has promoted Cathrin S. Banks '10 to President Read More>>
  • Squire Patton Boggs LLP announced Jeffrey N. Rothleder '02 as partner Read More>>
  • Kris Heiser '07 was sworn in as Worcester County’s first female state’s attorney Read More>>
  • Miles & Stockbridge announced that Molly Ferraioli '10, Paolo Pasicolan '06, Jeremy Scholtes '08, and Sufen Zhang '10 were elected principals Read More>>
  • Thomas M. Messana '90 was honored with the Chief Judge’s Pro Bono Award from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida Read More>>
  • Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox announced Pauline M. Pelletier '12 as director Read More>>
  • Sheppard Pratt Health System announced Jeffrey Grossi '01 has joined the health system as its chief of government relations Read More>>
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced Christine Jochim '08 will become shareholder Read More>>
  • Kathryn Jackson '18 has joined Pessin Katz Law as an associate in its medical malpractice defense group Read More>>
  • Congratulations Whiteford attorneys Robert F. Carney ’90, Aaron L. Casagrande ’06, Gardner M. Duvall ’86, Harry S. Johnson ’79, George S. Lawler ’78, and Roseanne M. Matricciani ’89 for being named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Maryland Read More>>
  • Danielle A. Duszczyszyn, Ph.D. '10 and Mindy L. Ehrenfried '10 have both been promoted to Partner at Finnegan Read More>>
  • Tydings Announces that Joseph M. Selba '09 has become a Partner Read More>>

December 2018

  • Jane O'Neill Clark '79 passed away on December 25, 2018 Read More>>
  • Hannah Cole-Chu '17 joined Outten & Golden LLP Read More>>
  • Jennifer Cameron '16 has joined the Hodgson Russ LLP Read More>>
  • Maria Nazarova '17 joined Wachtel Missry LLP in New York
  • Sara Lee® Frozen Bakery has appointed Wendy Webb Williams '01 as chief legal officer Read More>>
  • Meet Kenneth L. Thompson '76 Read More>>
  • Creating an Effective Strategy to Combat Terrorism by Terri L. Wilkin '07 Read More>>
  • Maryland Democratic Party names Ben Smith '15 new executive director Read More>>
  • Eric Tucker '95 joined Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law Read More>>
  • Richard Schreibstein '74 joined Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law Read More>>
  • Tamika Tremaglio '95 was selected as a 2018 C-Suite Award Winner by the Washington Business Journal Read More>>
  • Natalie Johnson '17 and Marni Sperling '17 joined Franklin & Prokopik Read More>>
  • James R. Benjamin, Jr. '01 joins Gordon Feinblatt LLC Read More>>
  • DC Vote honored Senator Benjamin L. Cardin '67 and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings '76 Read More>>
  • The Hon. Marcella A. Holland '83 received the Vaino Spencer Leadership Award from the National Association of Women Judges Read More>>
  • The Hon. Toni Clarke '86 became the first African American female Chair of the American Bar Association’s Judicial Division Read More>>

November 2018

  • The Hon. Bonita J. Dancy '81 passed away on November 23, 2018 Read More>>
  • Ty Kelly Cronin ’02 appointed by Governor Hogan to the Board of Trustees of the Office of the Public Defender of Maryland
  • Patrick H. Murray '10 will serve as Chief of Staff for Baltimore County Executive-elect John Olszewski, Jr. Read More>>
  • Alleck Resnick '50 passed away on November 5, 2018 Read More>>
  • Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC merged with the Law Offices of Stephen J. Nolan '76 Read More>>
  • Pillsbury announced its 2019 partner class, including Matthew Jeweler '08 and Ngai Zhang '11 Read More>>
  • Maryland Legal Aid has named Anais Taboas '12 as its new pro bono program director/supervising attorney Read More>>
  • Ultra Petroleum announces Andrew Kidd '89 as General Counsel Read More>>
  • Meet The Hon. Mary Ellen Barbera '84 Read More>>
  • Sara Alpert Lawson '07 named Counsel in Zuckerman Spaeder’s Tampa Office Read More>>
  • Alicia Wilson '07 selected to national list of influential young executives Read More>>

October 2018

  • Michelle Daugherty Siri '02 will be receiving the Rita C. Davidson Award from the Women’s Bar Association Read More>>
  • Congratulations to David Cordish '63, Andre Davis '78, John Frisch '83, M. Natalie McSherry '74, Howard B. Miller '62, and Kenneth Thompson '76 for being named the 2018 Icon Honors award winners by the Daily Record Read More>>
  • Clement Robert Mercaldo Sr.'47 passed away on October 16, 2018 Read More>>
  • Anna Davis ’90 received the Top Leader in Law Award by the Daily Record Read More>>
  • James Heinen Jr. '06 has been recognized by Missouri Lawyers Media with an Up & Coming Award Read More>>
  • William C. Rogers, Jr. '50 passed away on October 4, 2018 Read More>>
  • Jack Teddy Feldman '76 passed away on September 7, 2018 Read More>>
  • Ellen E. Dew ’08, Cara Y. Frieman ’10, Sarah Keogh ’05, and Rebecca Salsbury ’08 are 2018 Leading Women Honorees by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • M. Natalie McSherry '74 was elected chair of the board with the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Read More>>
  • Wandaly Fernandez '14 will be awarded with the Rising Star Award by The Hispanic Bar of Washington DC Read More>>
  • Patrick Phelan ’09 was promoted to partner at Covington Read More>>
  • Henry Talavera '89 was recognized by D CEO magazine as a finalist in the Outstanding Latino Advocate category Read More>>
  • The Hon. Elizabeth Morris '02 becomes Anne Arundel County's first female African-American Circuit Court judge Read More>>
  • Meet Anna A. Mahaney'04 Read More>>
  • Elizabeth S. Baker '73 talks about how to help women lawyers achieve long-term careers Read More>>