Class Action


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)

August 2022

Class Action

  • William L. "Bill" Joyner '20 was named assistant vice president for community engagement at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Read More>>
  • Ebele Ebonwu '21 joined the workers' compensation group at Goldberg Segalla in the firm's Baltimore office Read More>>

July 2022

Class Action

  • The Hon. Andre Davis '78 and Anirban Basu '03 co-authored an op-ed titled “A workable plan to reduce Baltimore’s ‘exorbitant’ property tax rate” in The Baltimore Sun Read More>>
  • Margaret "Meg" Robins-Garrett '83 received the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Lewisburg Area High School Alumni Association Read More>>
  • Gregory K. Wells '84 was selected as a regent for the American College of Trial Lawyers, Region 11
  • Ruth Renlund '86 joined the International Center for Law and Religion Studies as center senior fellow Read More>>
  • Brenya Twumasi '86 received the U.S. President's Lifetime Achievement Award for her service to the San Antonio community and the nation Read More>>
  • Dina R. Billian '93 joined the University of Baltimore School of Law as assistant dean of career development
  • Prabir Chakrabarty '94 joined the Association of Corporate Counsel as director of corporate membership
  • Esther Lim '95 appeared on the TODAY show to discuss her heartwarming story about a teacher who changed her life Read More>>
  • Catherine A. "Cathy" Martin '99, chief corporate compliance officer at Luminis Health, was named a featured mover by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Yosefi M. Seltzer '99 received the LAMP Distinguished Service Award from the American Bar Association Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel Read More>>
  • Jaymi Sterling '06 elected as the next State's Attorney for St. Mary's County in Maryland Read More >>
  • Jessica P. Butkera '07 joined Cipriani & Werner, P.C. as a partner in its Maryland Office Read More>>
  • Alicia Wilson '07 was named to Savoy magazine's 2022 list of Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America Read More>>
  • Joseph M. Selba '09 was elected as president of the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association Read More>>
  • Evan W. Cordes '10 was named one of the top workers' compensation lawyers in the State of Minnesota by Minnesota Monthly in July 2022
  • Angela N. Hanks '10 has joined Demos as chief of programs Read More>>
  • Rama Taib-Lopez '10 joined the family law practice at Stein Sperling as of counsel Read More>>
  • Jessica Killeen '13 joined Shannon Mullins & Wright LLP as counsel Read More>>
  • Heather M. Shek '17 was named deputy legal counsel at the Maryland Office of Legal Counsel by Gov. Larry Hogan Read More>>
  • Veronica P. McBeth '18 was appointed as senior advisor of the Federal Transit Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation Read More >>

In Memoriam

  • David A. Rosenberg '50 passed away on July 13, 2022 Read More>>
  • Mareen L. Duvall, Jr. '69 passed away on July 26, 2022 Read More>>
  • The Hon. Joseph F. Murphy. Jr. '69 passed away on July 27, 2022 Read More>>
  • Jeffrey D. Scott '73 passed away on July 5, 2022 Read More >>
  • Francis J. "Frank" O'Donnell '91 passed away on July 22, 2022 Read More>>
  • Robert L. "Bob" Spencer '91 passed away on July 5, 2022 Read More>>

June 2022

  • William J. Smith, Jr. '50 passed away on June 16, 2022 Read More>>
  • Paul Schlitz '51 passed away on June 17, 2022 Read More>>
  • Joseph C. Levin '61 passed away on June 1, 2022 Read More>>
  • Frank R. Goldstein '67 passed away on June 19, 2022 Read More>>
  • Josef Ellis Rosenblatt '67 passed away on June 15, 2022 Read More>>
  • Tydings announced that Chambers and Partners ranked Alan M. Grochal '77 and Joseph M. Selba '09 for their work in bankruptcy and restructuring in its 2022 edition of Chambers USA Read More>>
  • William L. Koslosky '78 passed away on June 17, 2022 Read More>>
  • Emerson Dorsey '79 was appointed to the Maryland Legal Aid Board of Directors Read More>>
  • Carol DeGraffenreidt '85, who was recognized last year by the Florida Bar as Consumer Protection Attorney of the Year, was named the bureau chief of the Jacksonville Florida Consumer Protection Bureau of the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General
  • Prof. Andrea Chamblee '86 received the Distinguished Service and Leadership Award from the Food and Drug Law Institute Read More>>
  • Jennifer S. Leete '93 is joining Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP as a partner Read More>>
  • Dawanna Williams '94 was appointed to the Compass, Inc Board of Directors Read More>>
  • LaChia Lyn Abdullah Bradshaw '98 was sworn in as Acting Burlington County Prosecutor Read More>>
  • Nicholas Murphy '00 passed away on June 3, 2022 Read More>>
  • William Castelli '01 joined the government relations and lobbying group at Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC as a partner Read More>>
  • Anirban Basu '03 was named one of The Daily Record's Influential Marylanders Read More>>
  • Abigail Bortnick '06 was named assistant general counsel of international regulatory compliance at Leidos
  • Hilary Jackler '06 was named vice chair at Kutak Rock Read More>>
  • The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) has announced that Scott Yager '09 has joined the organization as vice president of environment Read More>>
  • Benjamin Huh '10 was named director, legal and head of IP litigation at CrowdStrike
  • Natalie Amato '11 was named chief solicitor at the Baltimore City Law Department
  • Stephanie Bignon '11 was named associate general counsel and assistant secretary at WestRock Company
  • Daniella Casseres '11 was nominated by the Washington Business Journal as part of the 40 under 40 honorees of 2022 Read More>>
  • Brent P. Ceryes '11 joined Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea as a partner Read More>>
  • Louis Malick '11 was inducted as a fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation Read More>>
  • Chelsea Crawford ’13 was named one of The Daily Record's Leading Women Under 40 Read More>>
  • Rachel Cooper '17 is now Lead Counsel, Global Privacy and Cybersecurity at Meta
  • Karachi Achilihu ’19 is now commercial counsel at Meta
  • Angela "Ane" Redmond Debro '20 has been named associate general counsel for athletics at the University of Mississippi Read More>>

May 2022

  • Charles J. Atas '55 passed away on May 15, 2022 Read More>>
  • Loring E. Hawes '55 passed away May 20, 2022 Read More>>
  • Stanley Kantor '57 passed away on May 7, 2022 Read More>>
  • Thomas N. Evans Jr. '58 passed away May 17, 2022 Read More>>
  • Harry E. Silverwood, Jr. '60 passed away on May 24, 2022 Read More>>
  • Michele L. Whelley '85 reestablished her economic developent consulting firm M. L. Whelley Consulting, LLC Read More>>
  • Women Owned Law (WOL) presented Judie Saunders '92 with the Women Owned Law Making A Difference – Outstanding Community Service Award for her significant contributions to the community through their time, actions, talent and dedication to a cause that assists people in the legal system
  • Barry J. Herman '99 joined the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Casey Cares Read More>>
  • Luminis Health has named Catherine Martin '99 as its new chief corporate compliance officer Read More>>
  • Lauren Colton '00 named Office Managing Partner for Hogan Lovells’ Baltimore office Read More>>
  • Jennifer Squillario '00 and Ian Taylor '00 joined Nixon Peabody LLP Read More>>
  • Gov. Larry Hogan announced the appointment of Amy Lorenzini '01 to the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County and Kay Harding '04 to the District Court for Baltimore City Read More>>
  • Michelle Daugherty Siri '02 of The Women's Law Center of Maryland spoke with Sloane Brown about the Center Read More>>
  • The Bar Association of Baltimore City's Government & Public Interest Committee named Ryan Dietrich '04 and Amy Hennen '09 as award recipients Read More>>
  • Kurt Bjorklund '05 was named Deputy State's Attorney for Major Crimes for The Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office
  • Carlo Alexandre C. De Oliveira '07 is now a partner at Cooper, Erving, and Savage LLP Read More>>
  • Brandon Draper '09 was recently hired as the Director of the Trial Advocacy Center for the South Texas College of Law Houston
  • Avery Blank '11 will be attending Georgetown Law to receive her LL.M. degree in Technology Law & Policy
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr announced that Melissa A. Clarke '11 has been promoted from associate to counsel Read More>>
  • Vanessa Destime '17 is now an Associate at Eisner, LLP Read More>>
  • Laura Daube '19 is now an associate for Pion, Nerone, Girman, Winslow & Smith, P.C. Read More>>
  • Caleen Kufera '19 started a new position GreenVest, LLC
  • Victoria E. Thornton '19 joined the law firm Goodell DeVries as an associate Read More>>
  • Goodell DeVries announced that Kaitlyn Holzer '20 joined the firm as an associate Read More>>
  • Kelsey Robinson '21 will join Georgetown University Law Center as an E. Barrett Prettyman fellow in the Juvenile Justice Clinic

April 2022

  • Norman Polovoy '53 passed away on April 21, 2022 Read More>>
  • Michael S. Libowitz '70 passed away Sunday April 10, 2022 Read More>>
  • Johns Hopkins University installed a portrait honoring the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings '76 Read More>>
  • Mark John Hardcastle '76 passed away on April 20, 2022 Read More>>
  • Diane D’Aiutolo '83, Nancy Greene '97, Caroline Hecker '05, Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum '87, Nikki Nesbitt '99, and Stacie Tobin '92, were featured in the I95 Business Magazine, Women of Influence: Law Read More>>
  • Super Lawyers has selected Caroline D. Ciraolo '93 for inclusion on the 2022 Washington DC Super Lawyers list Read More>>
  • The Hon. Joseph M. Getty '96 will deliver the commencement address at Washington College Read More>>
  • Jason E. Foy '96 has made history as the first person of color to be sworn in as president of the Bergen County Bar Association Read More>>
  • Sabrina Willis '96 passed away on April 15, 2022 Read More>>
  • Arts for Learning Maryland elected Brian Chappell '00 to its board of directors Read More>>
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP welcomed Gregory Wasylak '01 as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Wilmington office Read More>>
  • Adam P. Beckerink '04 is now a partner at Duane Morris LLP Read More>>
  • Anna A. Mahaney '04 was named co-leader of Ballard Spahr’s Housing Finance practice Read More>>
  • Jeremy Rachlin '06 receives prestigious University of Maryland award Read More>>
  • Rita Piel '08 joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s mergers and acquisitions team in Baltimore as a partner
  • Nina Schichor '08 joins FSA as the Enforcement Office’s director of borrower defense Read More>>
  • Veronica Berruz '09 was promoted to senior counsel, technology at Johnson & Johnson
  • Gov. Larry Hogan announced Kunle Adeyemo '10 as the new executive director of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, & Victim Services Read More>>
  • Sameer A. Ghaznavi '10 is now a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright Read More>>
  • Christopher J. Madaio '10 joins FSA as the Enforcement Office’s director of investigations Read More>>
  • Eric K. Hontz ‘12 was named Director, Center for Accountable Investment at The Center for International Private Enterprise
  • Justin M. Ginsburg '14 is now an associate attorney for McNamee Hosea, P.A. Read More>>
  • Sean D. Harding '16 joined Goodell DeVries as an associate Read More>>
  • James J. McKittrick '17 is now an associate at Gordon Feinblatt LLC Read More>>

March 2022

  • Theodore C. Denick '52 passed away on March 12, 2022 Read More>>
  • David Freishtat '61 passed away on March 22, 2022 Read More>>
  • Joel Smeyne '64 passed away on March 19, 2022 Read More>>
  • The Hon. William E. Baldwin '75 joined ADR Options Read More>>
  • The Baltimore Sun announced The Hon. Andre M. Davis '78 was inducted into the Business and Civic Hall of Fame Read More>>
  • Hackney Publications recognized Rifkin Weiner Livingston's Sports Law, Gaming and Facilities practice group, chaired by Alan M. Rifkin '82, as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in Its ‘100 Law Firms’ List Read More>>
  • Elinor Pecora Willis Bell '87 passed away on March 22, 2022 Read More>>
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum '87 was recognized as Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year for Health Care Law in the Baltimore area for 2022 Read More>>
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has named A. Tonya Odom '87 director of diversity, equity and inclusion Read More>>
  • Patty Cousins '91 was promoted to Global Officer, Human Resource Business Operations at Marriott International, Inc.
  • Susan Waysdorf '91 has retired after 29 years of law teaching at the University of the District of Columbia School of Law
  • Dr. Stephanie Wolf '01 helped found TRUE Center, a non-profit dedicated to increasing access to evidence-based trauma treatment and prevention services for children and families
  • Laura Bouyea ’03, Rachel London  ’04, and Michele Whelley ’85 were named to the Daily Record Maryland's Top 100 Women Read More>>
  • Brendan Hurson ’05 was sworn in as a United States Magistrate Judge
  • My Story: Whitman-Walker's Naseema Shafi '05 on creating spaces for safety, sharing and love Read More>>
  • Lynnette Espy-Williams '06 was named by Savoy Magazine as one of the 2022 Most Influential Black Lawyers Read More>>
  • Jaymi Sterling '06 announced she will run for St. Mary’s County’s state’s attorney Read More>>
  • Viktoriya Shpigelman '08 was named a 2022 Daily Record Leadership in law In House Counsel honoree
  • Brandon Draper '09 published two law review articles, Revenge of the Sixth: The Constitutional Reckoning of Pandemic Justice (Marquette University Law Review) and Prosecutorial Dilemmas amid the Pandemic and Online Jury Trials (Southwestern Law Review)
  • Alexander M. Gormley '09 was named Partner at Williams Mullen
  • Jacob D. Cherry '12 is now a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP Read More>>
  • Meet Captain Ashley N. Johnson '12, the Chief of Military Justice for the 501st Combat Support Wing at Royal Air Force Alconbury, United Kingdom Read More>>
  • Alexandria K. Montanio '16 became Gordon Feinblatt LLC's director of corporate social responsiblity Read More>>