Class Notes: January 1-December 31, 2010



Maurice H. Goldman, partner at the Arizona law firm Goldman & Goldman, received the 2010 Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association for his outstanding contributions in the field of immigration and nationality law.

Ross Gould joined Environmental Advocates of New York as director of its Air & Energy Program.

Barbara A. Lukeman was named partner at Nixon Peabody.

Robert T. Parrinelli, partner at the Law Offices of John J. Appell, recently wed Mary Kathryn Ferguson.


Brad Aronstam was promoted to partner at Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz in Wilmington, DE. He practices in the firm’s business law group, focusing on business, corporate and commercial litigation; corporate governance; corporate counseling; and mergers and acquisitions.

William M. Duffy was named deputy town attorney for Riverhead, N.Y.

Lauren Dana Greenbaum and her husband, Arthur Laitman ’99, welcomed a baby boy, Leo Maxwell, on November 11, 2010.


Rachel A. Scelfo was promoted to counsel at Farrell Fritz.


Christie R. Medina’s article “Speech in the Digital Age” was published in the September 2010 issue of Nassau Lawyer.


Lance Dunkley was named shareholder at Kirton & McConkie in Salt Lake City. He is a member of the firm’s real property and land use planning practice.

Monica S. Navia is an associate with Kaufman Dolowich Voluck & Gonzo.


Paul Haberman and Kim Praino were married in May 2010.

Gisella Rivera joined Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone as an associate in the firm’s corporate law practice.


Scott R. Green joined Rivkin Radler as an associate in the firm’s employment and labor and litigation and appeals practice groups.

Sheila S. Hatami, associate at the Law Offices of Louis D. Stober, Jr., recently wed Natalie Watson.

Laura Procida wed Kevin Burns in April 2010.

Catherine “Kate” Taylor married Dan Reilly the weekend of December 11, 2010.


Ann Marie Diaz joined U.S. Legal Support in New York. The firm offers litigation support services to law firms, insurance carriers and financial firms.

Robert M. Harper, associate at Farrell Fritz, was honored for exemplary volunteer efforts in supporting the Suffolk County Bar Association (SCBA). He chaired the SCBA’s membership benefits and services committee.

Stefanie Hyder, associate at Latham & Watkins LLP, and her husband Alex, welcomed a baby boy, Jack, to the family in May.


Nicole Fidler, an associate with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, was honored by Sanctuary for Families with a 2010 Above & BeyondPro Bono Achievement Award for her extraordinarily diligent and skillful advocacy in representing a mother seeking to be reunited with her internationally abducted son.

Shawn Spielberg was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for October 2010 by the Nassau County Bar Association.

Michael A. Tselnik, an associate with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, was honored by the Sanctuary for Families with a 2010 Above & BeyondPro Bono Achievement Award for his extraordinarypro bono representation of trafficking victims and their family members.


Ariel E. Ronneburger is an associate with Cullen and Dykman.

Elizabeth Schlissel is an assistant district attorney in the Office of the Nassau County District Attorney.

Brittany Shrader was honored by the New York City Law Department with a 2010 Legal Rookie of the Year Award.

Timothy Tuttle has joined Tarshis, Catania, Liberth, Mahon & Milligram as an associate.

Carly Wiskoff joined the litigation practice group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman as an associate.

Paul Zaragoza was honored by the New York City Law Department with a 2010 Legal Rookie of the Year Award.

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