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)

 

Note to the Class of 1982: A memoerial service is being held for classmate Michael L. Marshall '82 on November 5, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. by Bob Shreve '82. Classmates may attend the serivce virtually at this Zoom link. If you have questions, please contact Bob Shreve at shrevebob@verizon.net.

October 2022

Class Action

  • Steven Bers '78 was named to the 2023 Labor and Employment Stars list by Benchmark Litigation Read More>>
  • Carol L. Dobak '90 was appointed to the U.S. AbilityOne Commission by President Biden Read More>>
  • The Hon. Daneeka Varner Cotton '91 appointed administrative judge for the Circuit Court for Prince George's County Read More>>
  • Christine Celeste '02 was appointed to the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court by Gov. Larry Hogan Read More>>
  • Alex Tanouye '05 joined Brown Advisory as partner and head of fiduciary services Read More>>
  • Aaron Casagrande '06 was named to the 2023 Future Stars list by Benchmark Litigation Read More>>
  • Danielle Turnipseed '09 joined the Association of American Medical Colleges as chief public policy officer Read More>>
  • Danielle Noe '14 was promoted to division vice president & associate general counsel, risk management group for divergent solutions at Jacobs
  • Saikrishna Srikanth '19 joined Capehart Scatchard as an associate in the firm's workers' compensation practice Read More>>

In Memoriam

  • The Hon. Lawrence F. Rodowsky '56 passed away on October 1, 2022 Read More>>

September 2022

Class Action

  • Paula Junghans '76 named to the Washingtonian magazine's Top Lawyers Hall of Fame and received the publication's Lifetime Lawyer Achievement award Read More>>
  • Michael Barranco '85 was appointed to the Baltimore County Circuit Court by Gov. Larry Hogan Read More>>
  • David V. Diggs '86 was named to the 2022 Family Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Anne Kelly Laynor '87 was named to the 2022 Family Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Dorothy J. Lennig '87 was named to the 2022 Family Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Mary E. Roby-Sanders '90 was named to the 2022 Family Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Monica Holman Evens '94, executive director for the DC Board of Elections, has been Certified as an Elections & Registration Administrator from the National association of Election Officials – the highest professional achievement for election officials Read More>>
  • Kathleen C. Murphy '94 was appointed to the Baltimore County District Court by Gov. Larry Hogan Read More>>
  • Anil Punyapu '00 was appointed to the Louisiana State University Foundation Board of Directors Read More>>
  • Michael T. Pedone '02 joined Venable LLP as a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office Read More>>
  • Nina Basu '08 was named to the 2022 list of Most Admired CEOs by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Atresha Karra Whitmore '08 was named a principal in the government practice group at Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Kevin B. Mattingly '09 joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP as a senior attorney Read More>>
  • Ethan Haire '10 was promoted to vice president, deputy general counsel at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Read More>>
  • Peter Goldsmith '12 joined Lerch Early Brewer as a land use/zoning principal to lead the firm's Prince George's County practice Read More>>
  • Phillip Westry '12 joined FreeState Justice as executive director Read More>>
  • Marshall E. Jackson, Jr. '13 was named a DC Rising Star as part of The National Law Journal's 2022 Legal Awards Read More>>
  • Fernando Guerra '14 joined American Wild Horse Campaign as the legal affairs director Read More>>
  • Roberto Berrios '15 was promoted to special assistant to the President and director of confirmations at The White House
  • Bianca Pinnock '15 was promoted to senior associate at Markham Law Firm Read More>>
  • Christopher Huang '16 joined IT Concepts, Inc. as director of contracts & compliance Read More>>
  • Samone Ijoma '19 joined Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP as an associate Read More>>
  • Jonathan Couce '21 joined the Bronx District Attorney's Office as an assistant district attorney
  • Shane M.K. Doyle '21 joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy as an associate representing wrongful conviction and police misconduct cases Read More>>
  • Maya Foster '22 joined Shawe Rosenthal LLP as an associate Read More>>
  • Tanner Whited '22 joined Husch Blackwell as an associate in the firm's Omaha, Neb. office Read More>>

In Memoriam

  • Thomas P. Raimondi '54 passed away on September 27, 2022 Read More>>
  • Ellwood Sinsky '55 passed away on September 2, 2022 Read More>>
  • David L. Kauffman '64 passed away on September 12, 2022 Read More>>
  • George "Richard" Butchok '69 passed away on September 12, 2022 Read More>>
  • Charles M. "Charlie" Ross '73 passed away on September 14, 2022 Read More>>
  • James P. Koch '79 passed away on September 6, 2022 Read More>>

August 2022

Class Action

  • Three Maryland Carey Law alumni among newly elected board members for Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS): Susan DuMont '16, Anthony May '15, and Chelsea Ortega '12 Read More>>
  • Mark Dopkin '67 was named to the "Best Lawyer" list by The Best Lawyers in America for his real estate practice Read More>>
  • William Sammons '70 was named to the "Best Lawyer" list by The Best Lawyers in America for his commercial litigation practice Read More>>
  • Alan Grochal '77 was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2023 Lawyer of the Year in Baltimore for his bankruptcy litigation and bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights and insolvency and reorganization law practices Read More>>
  • John Isbister '77 was named to the "Best Lawyer" list by The Best Lawyers in America for his commercial litigation, mass tort litigation/class actions and product liability litigation defense practices Read More>>
  • Emerson Dorsey '79 was named to the "Best Lawyer" list by The Best Lawyers in America for his real estate practice Read More>>
  • Kerry Staton '80 was named to the 2022 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Andrew D. Levy '81 was recognized by Chambers USA in the general commercial and appellate litigation categories Read More>>
  • William Carrier '83 was named to the "Best Lawyer" list by The Best Lawyers in America for his mass tort litigation/class actions and product liability litigation defense practices Read More>>
  • Rick Jaklitsch '83 was named to the 2022 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Brian Balenson '88 was named to the "Best Lawyer" list by The Best Lawyers in America for his trusts and estates practice Read More>>
  • Deborah Potter '90 was named to the 2022 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law Power List by The Daily Record Read More>>
  • Lori Hamilton Price '93 named director for the Office of Credit Ratings at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Christopher I. Moylan '94 received a LL.M. in Comparative and International Tax Law from Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Timothy K. "Tim" Kovac '98 joined Sentry Insurance as chief legal & compliance officer
  • Deepti Kulkarni '08 joined Covington & Burling LLP as a partner in the firm's food, drug and device practice group Read More>>
  • George O'Brien '08 joined Mayer Brown as a partner in the corporate and securities practice in the firm's Washington, D.C. office Read More>>
  • Joshua F. Kahn '10 joined Schochor and Staton, P.A. as an attorney Read More>>
  • Andrew "Drew" Vetter '11 joined Schwartz, Metz, Wise & Kauffman Read More>>
  • Alison Li '14 joined Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP as an associate attorney Read More>>
  • Clifford Glover III '15 joined Exelon as assistant general counsel for labor and employment
  • Jade McDuffie McClary '16 joined the National Trust for Historic Preservation as associate general counsel
  • Hillary Irvin '17 named assistant United States attorney at the United State's Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California
  • Maria Nazarova JD '17/LLM '11 joined Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP as an associate in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity practices
  • Abigail Beichler '18 joined The Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates, LLC as managing attorney Read More>>
  • William L. "Bill" Joyner '20 was named assistant vice president for community engagement at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Read More>>
  • Amelia E. Marsden '20 joined Markham Law Firm as associate Read More>>
  • Ebele Ebonwu '21 joined the workers' compensation group at Goldberg Segalla in the firm's Baltimore office Read More>>
  • Edward L. Healy IV '21 joined Wright, Constable & Skeen, LLP as an associate in the firm's Baltimore office Read More>>
  • Ryan D'Souza '22 joined Keller and Heckman LLP as an associate in the firm's food and drug law practice

In Memoriam

  • Edward B. "Bucky" Harris, Jr. '63 passed away on August 31, 2022 Read More>>
  • Robert E. Quinlan '71 passed away on August 3, 2022 Read More>>
  • Benjamin Adler '72 passed away on August 19, 2022 Read More>>
  • Marc A. Appel '73 passed away on August 9, 2022 Read More>>
  • James D. Johnson, Jr. '74 passed away on August 29, 2022 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>>
  • Jeffrey Wettengel '17 joined the environmental, safety and incident response group at Baker Botts LLP as an associate 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>>
  • Edward T. "Tom" Maxwell, Jr. '57 passed away on July 16, 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