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Class of 1979
Richard S. Corenthal is a partner in the Mineola law firm of Meyer Suozzi English & Klein. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, he was an assistant state attorney general and deputy chief of the Labor Bureau. Sandra J. Feuerstein was nominated by President George W. Bush to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She is currently a justice in the Appellate Division, Second Department. Upon her confirmation, Sandra will be the first Cardozo alumna to serve as a federal judge. Gerard Edward Giannattasio, village justice of Massapequa Park, NY, is shown below with winners of the Massapequa High School moot court competition, which he judges twice a year. John Marks is running for Nassau County Family Court judge in November. He is currently a Nassau County District Court judge.
Gerard Edward Giannattasio and competition winners
Class of 1980
Steven S. Goldenberg is a partner in the Woodbridge, NJ, law firm of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Ravin, Davis and Himmel. His primary practice areas are energy regulation, public utilities, governmental affairs, and administrative law. Steven has an M.P.A. in public administration from New York University.

Class of 1982
Deborah M. Lauter is director for the southeast regional office of the Anti-Defamation League based in Atlanta. In June, she spoke on “Global Anti-Semitism: Old Hatred. New Excuses” at the B’nai B’rith annual convention in Memphis.

Class of 1983
Terri Krivosha was elected to the management committee of the Minneapolis law firm of Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP.  She practices in the areas of general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance.

Class of 1984
Robin Mitchell Joyce was featured in Country Music discussing her career as an entertainment attorney at the Nashville law firm of Bass, Berry & Sims.

Class of 1986
Dennis Nieves was appointed Superior Court judge in Middlesex County, NJ.

Class of 1987
Dana Gordon is executive vice president and in-house counsel for the Burak Organization, where she is responsible for negotiating lease agreements. She studied international law at the Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands.

Class of 1988
Lawrence Cunningham’s new book, Outsmarting the Smart Money, was published by McGraw-Hill in May. The book helps readers understand the market’s unpredictable ups and downs.

Class of 1989
Leora and Marty Fineberg announce the birth of their fifth child, Tamar Sarah, who joins brothers Gavriel, Zachary, Ari, and Sam. Michael Wildes appeared on the Today show with Mariann LaMonte-Shaban and Louis Shaban. Michael, an immigration attorney, represented Mr. Shaban, and gained permission from the INS for him to stay in the United States to care for his wife, who is battling breast cancer.

Class of 1990
James M. Aries is vice president of acquisitions and leasing at Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. He has held various positions in real estate during his career and is the third generation of his family in the shopping center business. Morton Chirnomas joined the Boston law firm of Bromberg & Sunstein LLP in July as special counsel. He focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, primarily biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Michele Farber, a senior trademark and copyright counsel at AT&T, is coauthor of a law school text entitled Cyberspace Law, published by Aspen Press in May. Michele is also an adjunct professor of law at Seton Hall University and an adjunct professor in the department of legal studies at Montclair State University. Peter Zlotnick is a partner at the firm of Mintz Levin Cohen Ferris Glovsky & Popeo in NYC.

Class of 1991
Andrew H. Sherman is a partner in the firm of Sills, Cummis, Radin, Tischman, Epstein & Gross. His primary practice areas are creditors’ rights and bankruptcy reorganization. Elaine H. Witty, SCW ’88, former director of legal affairs for Citizenship New York City, a mayoral immigration initiative, recently joined the Law Offices of Richard S. Goldstein. The firm practices exclusively in immigration and consular matters, with offices in New York and London. Ms. Witty was elected to the executive board of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She also was appointed to the Stern College for Women 50th Anniversary Steering Committee.

Class of 1992
Michael A. Kaufman is a partner in the Jericho, NY, law firm of Kaufman, Schneider & Bianco, LLP. He practices labor law, including employee discrimination, wrongful discharge, National Labor Relations Board proceedings, union organizing campaigns, and collective bargaining negotiations. Edward J. Klaris spoke at the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries 2002 Annual Meeting in Nashville in October. He is general counsel for The New Yorker. Marc A. Lieberstein was elected chair of the New York State Bar Association’s 1700-member intellectual property law section. He is a partner in the New York law firm of Ostrolenk, Faber, Gerb & Soffen.

Class of 1993
Jordan Solomon became a partner in the Livingston, NJ, firm of Fox and Fox in January. His primary practice areas include corporate, banking, real estate, and health care. Kimberly Levine Graham and her husband, Barry, announce the birth of their daughter, Shira Leah, on July 27 in Jerusalem, Israel. Pictures can be seen at www.familygraham.com.

Class of 1994
Craig W. Alexander is a partner in the West Orange, NJ, law firm of Mandelbaum, Salsburg, Gold, Lazris, Discenza & Steinberg. His primary practice areas include real estate and business transactions. Joshua W. Cohen is a partner in the New Haven office of Cummings & Lockwood. Lawrence Klein, chairman of the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, spoke in June at the New York County Lawyers Association on legal and intellectual property issues relating to the creation of the museum, attaining not-for-profit status, and working with government agencies. William D. Regner is a partner in the NYC law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, including public company and cross-border transactions, and on investment management, corporate, and securities law matters.

Class of 1995
Brian Selvin, an associate at the NJ law firm of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Ravin, Davis & Himmel LLP, spoke at a continuing legal education seminar, “Let’s Write a Will,” in May.

Class of 1996
Robert Mermelstein and his wife, Felice, announce the birth of a daughter, Margalit Netanya, born on March 27. Susan Panisch was promoted to vice president of programming at the Outdoor Life Network. She also received a Genesis Award for her work with the series Earth Rescue. The Genesis Award, the only major media and arts award concerning animal issues, is presented by the Ark Trust.

Class of 1997
Stephanie Rosenblatt Korenman married Dr. Jeffrey L. Korenman in January. She is an associate at the law firm of Duane Morris LLP, practicing in the area of securities arbitration and broker-dealer regulation. Nathan A. Paul YC ’94 is general counsel, director, for Lazard Asset Management, a division of Lazard Freres and Co. in NYC. Joshua Sohn and Melissa Breitbart Sohn ’98 announce the birth of their son, Jackson Carter, on July 24. Karen A. Van House Westrick and her husband, Christopher, announce the birth of their daughter, Allison Laura, on June 13.

Class of 1998
Valerie Boccadoro is an associate at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, PA in Woodbridge, NJ.  She practices trademark, copyright, and general corporate law in the firm’s business law and finance group. Prior to joining Wilentz, she served pro bono on the New York City Bar Association’s 9/11 Small Business Court Assistance Project, representing small business owners below 14th Street. Ms. Boccadoro married Mason Levinson last October. Arun Chandra joined the New York office of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue. He concentrates on intellectual property litigation.
 Theodore E. Froum Theodore E. Froum is an associate in the Ann Arbor, MI, office of Dykema Gossett PLLC in February. He joined the firm’s taxation and estates practice group.

Class of 1999
Toni Ferrucci, LL.M., is an associate in the environmental group at Kramer Levin.

Class of 2000
William Bryant joined the prosecutor’s office of St. Francois County, MO. Prior to his position as an assistant prosecutor, he worked in the public defender’s office.

Class of 2001
Kevin Favreau published an article, “Detective Work,” in the April edition of Student Lawyer. He is a manager in the transaction services investigation practice at the New York office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Timothy Gladden is an associate at Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP in the corporate practice group. Joseph Inzerillo and his wife, Michelle, announce the birth of their son, Joseph Michael, on July 18.

In Memoriam
David Korobkin ’79 died in April after a long battle with cancer. He was an attorney and real estate developer and lived in New Canaan, CT.