1970s Class Notes
Alan Goodman was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America. He is a partner in the New Orleans office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson.
Robert Krakow is executive director of the SS St. Louis Legacy Project in Boca Raton, Fla. In September, the U.S. Department of State honored surviving passengers of the SS St. Louis. The ship, which carried Jewish refugees, was denied permission to land in the United States and returned to Europe, where many of the refugees perished in the Holocaust. The event was held at the George C. Marshall Conference Center in Washington, D.C., and was “a very important opportunity to advance the cause of human rights,” Krakow writes.
Tom Curtis has joined Nossaman as a partner in the firm’s Orange County, Calif., office. Previously with Curtis & Green, Curtis joins Nossaman’s health care practice, representing clients throughout the health care sector.
Mark H. Gallant was named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and 2012 Best Lawyers. He practices health care reimbursement law in Philadelphia.
Ed McMahon received the 2012 Carrington Williams Preservation Award from the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation for his instrumental role in preserving Civil War battlefields.
Christopher Mills (LL.M.) has been named the 2013 Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year” for litigation, labor and employment in the Newark metropolitan area. He is a partner in the New Jersey office of Fisher & Phillips.
Steve Toll and his family have honored Steve’s late wife, Lolly, by founding Lolly’s Locks, a nonprofit organization committed to providing high-quality wigs to women with cancer who would not otherwise be able to afford them. “Fulfilling this mission is so important to her that Lolly’s oldest daughter Jaime has left her job as a lawyer with the NLRB to take on a full-time position as president and executive director of Lolly’s Locks,” Toll writes. “This is an incredible commitment and a true ‘labor of love.’” The organization’s inaugural event took place November 27 at the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. For more information or to make a donation, contact Steve at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll.
Carl W. Northrop, the managing member of Telecommunications Law Professionals, has been named a “Dealmaker of the Month” for November 2012 based upon TLP’s representation of wireless company MetroPCS Communications in its merger with Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile USA. The transaction was valued at over $4 billion. “Two of the three members of TLP and four of its six practicing attorneys are Georgetown Law graduates,” he writes.
Robert Bowsher (LL.M.) was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America in the area of tax law. He is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson.
Caleb L. Nichols (LL.M.) is engaged in the general practice of law throughout Pennsylvania with some emphasis on representation of small business, social security and litigation in federal courts.
Robert Struble was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America in the fields of employee benefits law and trusts and estates. He practices at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott in Pennsylvania.
Mark J. Riedy, a member of the corporate and securities section and the energy and clean technology practice of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, has been named one of the “Top 100 People in Bioenergy” by Biofuels Digest.
Robert Lavet recently became general counsel of Social Finance, a start-up financial services firm in San Francisco.
Doug Ress of Kaufman, Coren & Ress in Philadelphia was one of nine inaugural inductees into the Queens College Athletics Hall of Fame.
David Weil, the chief executive officer of Anschutz Film Group, was honored by the Anti-Defamation League with one of two 2012 Entertainment Industry Awards on October 16. The award is given to individuals based on leadership and extraordinary innovations in the entertainment industry; the other 2012 awardee was actor Rob Lowe.