1980s Class Notes
Herbert L. Jackson retired from a position as Equal Employment Opportunity officer of the D.C. Courts in March.
D. William Moreau has been named to the board of advisers of the Center on Congress at Indiana University. Moreau is a partner in the governmental services and finance department at Barnes & Thornburg.
Richard M. Blau was selected to the Chambers USA 2013 list in the area of Food and Beverages: Alcohol and also recognized as a 2013 Florida “Super Lawyer.” He is an attorney at GrayRobinson.
Leslie J. Croland (LL.M.) has joined Duane Morris as a partner in the Miami office. He is part of the firm’s corporate practice group.
Seth Gelblum was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of America’s Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys. He is a partner at Loeb & Loeb.
Regina Pisa (L’82) was named to The American Lawyer’s list of the Top 50 Innovators. She is a partner at Goodwin Procter.
Stephen Saltzman was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of America’s Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys. He is a partner at Loeb & Loeb.
Ilise Feitshans writes that her expert report “Nanotechnology: balancing benefits and risks to public health and the environment,” commissioned by the Council of Europe (CoE) Parliamentary Assembly in 2012, was the subject of public debate before the entire Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg in April.
Mary Anne Mason has joined the antitrust department at Crowell & Moring, working in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
Diane Shapiro Richer has joined the Washington, D.C., office of Ober|Kaler. She is a principal in the firm’s real estate and finance practice groups.
Richard A. Solomon, host of “Taking Care of Business” on WCWP 88.1 FM (tcbradio.com), interviewed fellow classmate Kathryn Neville Browne (L’85) on her acting career. Go to youtube.com/user/TCBradiowcwp to see the full interview.
David Stern was named one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” by the National Law Journal in April. The list recognizes lawyers who shape the legal world through their work in the courtroom, at the negotiating table, in the classroom or in government. For two decades, Stern has been at the forefront of efforts to extend the reach of public interest law and has served as a powerful voice in the fight for equal access to justice. As executive director of Washington-based Equal Justice Works, Stern has helped send more than 1,200 attorneys and 2,500 law students into public interest fellowships across the country, serving thousands of clients in need.
Bob Boehm (LL.M.) — after serving as a partner with large firms in D.C. and Miami — has since 2002 served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Steiner Leisure Limited, a worldwide provider of spa, beauty and wellness services and products and related education services. (Bliss, Elemis and Mandara are some of Steiner’s brands.) Boehm works in Coral Gables, Fla.
James S. Rosenfeld, a shareholder at Butzel Long, is a winner of the 2013 Client Choice Awards, presented by the International Law Office (ILO) and Lexology. Rosenfeld was recognized for employment and labor. He is based in the firm’s Detroit, Mich., office.
David J. Farber, a life sciences and healthcare regulatory litigation specialist, has joined King & Spalding as a partner in the firm’s Food and Drug Administration, life sciences and healthcare practices in the Washington, D.C., office. Farber was previously a partner at Patton Boggs.
Robert (Bob) Slota, a partner at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was selected to the 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list in the area of personal injury law.
Robert Darwell was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of America’s Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys. He is a partner at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton.
Jim Mathias, a partner with DLA Piper and chair of the firm’s Baltimore litigation department, has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada.
Karen M. Gibbs has been an assistant director in the Office of Legal Education, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, at the U.S. Department of Justice since June 2011. She was recently honored as one of the “Most Influential Women in Detroit” by the Women’s Informal Network.
Andrew Hartman was appointed by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to a vacancy in the Colorado District Court for the 20th Judicial District (Boulder County). He took office September 3. Andy and Amy Hartman née Friedman (C’86), an employment lawyer with Hartman Employment Law Practice, live in Boulder, Colo., with their two college-age children.
Jeffrey Rambach (LL.M) has joined the Chicago-based firm Ungaretti & Harris as a partner in the tax and trusts and estates practices.