In August 2014, Matthew Feinstein ’09 was named Executive Director – “CEO in business parlance,” as he says with a chuckle – of the New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP). NJ LEEP is a four-year, college access program that helps underserved middle and high school students who are interested in a legal career achieve greater educational success. Read more >>
SETON HALL ALUMNI NEWS
Marc Rosenberg ’88 joined Alliott Group Member Firm, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe, as a Partner in New York.
Lenore Molee ’88 has been appointed Dean, Berkeley College School of Professional Studies.
Armando Bonilla '92 (pictured, left) was featured on NBCNews.com as the first Latino to be nominated to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, awaiting confirmation. He is currently Associate Deputy Attorney General of the Department of Justice. The article states, "Bothered that [Bonilla] and others saw his acceptance to Seton Hall law school as hinging on affirmative action, he was advised by [Dean Ronald Riccio]: 'It’s not how you got in. It’s what you do while you are here.' He said it made him double down for his own good and for future applicants. When he graduated, he was accepted to the Attorney General’s Honors Program, launching his DOJ career."
Yasmeen S. Khaleel ’95 was recently elected as incoming President of Asian Indian Professionals, Inc. (AIP).
Gary Ruckelshaus ‘99 joined Blank Rome LLP as a partner.
Neil Mody ‘01, a Partner at Connell Foley LLP in Livingston, was selected by NJBIZ to the 2014 “Forty Under 40.”
David Sherman ‘07 is a recipient of New York Law Journal's 2014 “Lawyers Who Lead by Example” award.
Damien Bevelle '10 has joined Holwell, Schuster & Goldberg, LLP in New York City as an Associate.
Samuel Dykstra '13 has joined Lieberman & Blecher, P.C. as an Associate in Princeton.
Victoria Gonchar ’13 (pictured, above) joined the Office of the Public Defender in Bergen County as a Law Guardian.
Wednesday, October 29
Seton Hall School of Law Peter W. Rodino Jr. Society and Honorary Alumni Chairs, Ed Sturchio, Esq.’00 and Jason M. Santarcangelo, Esq. ‘05 cordially invite you to attend the Celebration of Excellence honoring three exceptional women:
- Suzanne M. Cerra, Esq., Excellence in Achievement Award
- Toni Belford Damiano, Esq. (pictured), Excellence in Leadership Award
- The Honorable Marianne Espinosa, Humanitarian Achievement Award
The event will take place at the Newark Club, One Newark Center, adjacent to Seton Hall Law School. Tickets are $75.00 per person or $750.00 per table (seats 10). Tickets are $50 per person for members of the Classes of 2012, 2013 and 2014. Please reserve your tickets by October 21. Click here to make your reservation or for more information, please contact Molly Zlock, Director of Student Services, at email@example.com or call 973.642.8097.
FREE ALUMNI CLE - ETHICS AND CRIMINAL LAW
Thursday, November 6
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Please join us for our FREE CLE program for Seton Hall Law Alumni for 2014-15. The program will take place at Seton Hall Law. This 4-hour course will award 4 NY/NJ CLE credits, including 1 ethics credit. The event sign-in will begin 1 hour prior to the event. Registration is open via Seton Hall Law Connect, our dedicated alumni networking site. Visit www.setonhalllawconnect.com to set up your account. For more information, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-642-8711.
EUROPEAN HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE PROGRAM
Monday, November 17
8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
This intensive, multi-day educational and training program addresses the myriad legal, regulatory and compliance issues faced by pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers doing business in Europe. This program is geared toward legal, regulatory and compliance professionals and advisors working within the European pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. The program will take place at Science Po in Paris, France. The cost for the program is €3,000 euros. For more information, please contact Simone Handler-Hutchinson, Executive Director, Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy at email@example.com or call 973-642-8863.
We want to hear your good news! Visit Seton Hall Law Connect to share your latest career successes with the entire Seton Hall Law community. If you have not yet updated your profile in Seton Hall Law Connect, use the log-in information included in the email that linked to this issue of Alumni News and Notes. For more information about your Seton Hall Law Connect registration, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-642-8711.
We hope to see you soon!