For Immediate Release:  Oct 19, 2007
2007, 10, 19

Seventy-nine Hofstra Law Alumni and a Faculty Member Named New York Super Lawyer

Seventy-nine Hofstra Law Alumni and a Faculty Member Named New York Super Lawyer

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Seventy-nine Hofstra Law School alumni were included in the New York metro area’s Super Lawyers list. “I am incredibly proud to see so many Hofstra Law alumni included on the New York metro area’s Super Lawyers list,” said Nora V. Demleitner, Interim Dean. “These attorneys represent the exemplary accomplishments of our alumni community and Hofstra Law School as a whole.”

In addition to the seventy-nine Hofstra Law alumni, one full-time faculty member was included on the list. Alan N. Resnick is the Benjamin Weintraub Distinguished Professor of Bankruptcy Law at Hofstra Law School. He has taught in the bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, commercial law and contracts areas for more then 30 years. In addition to teaching, Professor Resnick is Of Counsel to the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where he consults on bankruptcy, insolvency, and commercial law issues in connection with complex debt restructurings, chapter 11 reorganization cases, and corporate transactions.

The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and sophisticated consumers in the search for legal counsel. Over 89,000 practicing attorneys in the New York metro area were considered and only the top 5% were selected by their peers for inclusion.

Antitrust Litigation
Saul P. Morgenstern ’81, Kaye Scholer

Appellate
Cyril Baines ’74, Perecman & Fanning
Kenneth Mauro ’80, Mauro Goldberg & Lilling

Aviation
C. Payson Coleman ’76, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Alan Reitzfeld ’76, Holland & Knight

Banking
Mark Joachim ’92, Bracewell & Guiliani

Bankruptcy & Creditor / Debtor Rights
John H. Bae ’89, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
George A. Davis ’90, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
Edmund M. Emrich ’81, Kaye Scholer
Michael E. Foreman ’85, Dorsey & Whitney
Craig Freeman ’92, Alston & Bird
Neil Herman ’85, Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Richard S. Kanowitz ’92, Cooley Godward Kronish
Vivek Melwani ’95, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Larren Nashelsky ’91, Morrison & Foerster
Scott Rutsky ’90, Proskauer Rose
Brad Scheler ’77, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Scott D. Talmadge ’89, Kaye Scholer

Business Litigation
Robert Abrahams ’76, Schulte Roth & Zabel
Paul H. Aloe ’83, Kudman Trachten & Aloe
Michael B. Carlinsky ’83, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges
Janis M. Meyer ’81, Dewey Ballantine

Business / Corporate
Terry A. Myers ’74, Gibbons
Mark Seelig ’89, Meister Seelig & Fein

Civil Litigation Defense
Julie R. Evans ’86, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker

Class Action / Mass Torts
Konrad Cailteux ’85, Weil Gotshal & Manges
Jordan Fox ’84, Belluck & Fox
Robert Komitor ’80, Levy Phillips & Konigsberg

Construction Litigation
Raymond Mellon ’81, Zetlin & De Chiara

Criminal Defense: White Collar
Michael Bachner ’81, Bachner & Associates

Criminal Prosecution
Michael Vecchione ’73, Kings County Office of the District Attorney

Elder Law
Nancy Burner ’88, Burner Cherches & Smith
Bernard Krooks ’85, Littman Krooks
Robert J. Kurre ’91, Robert J. Kurre & Associates

Employee Benefits / ERISA
Jeffrey A. Lieberman ’85, Clifford Chance
Andrew Oringer ’84, White & Case
Neal Schelberg ’79, Proskauer Rose

Employment & Labor
Richard Block ’77, Dreier
Jeffrey P. Englander ’75, Morrison Cohen
Barry Peek ’77, Meyer Suozzi English & Klein
Donald Sapir ’75, Sapir & Frumkin

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Adam Klein ’90, Outten & Golden

Environmental
Michael S. Bogin ’89, Sive Paget & Riesel
Richard Leland ’74, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson

Environmental Litigation
Frank V. Floriani ’77, Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo

Estate Planning & Probate
Linda Wank ’90, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Family Law
Ronnie Gouz ’81, Berman Bavero Frucco & Gouz
Charles J. McEvily ’73, DaSilva Hilowitz & McEvily

General Litigation
Scott Himes ’78, Stillman Friedman & Shechtman

Health Care
Andrew Roth ’75, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo
Norton L. Travis ’77, Garfunkel Wild & Travis

Immigration
Michael Patrick ’78, Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy

Intellectual Property
Lile H. Deinard ’74, Dorsey & Whitney

Intellectual Property Litigation
Philippe Bennett ’81, Alston & Bird
Celeste Butera ’89, Rivkin Radler

Land Use / Zoning
Michael Zarin ’85, Zarin & Steinmetz

Mergers & Acquisitions
Lanning Bryer ’83, Ladas & Parry
Spencer Klein ’89, O’Melveny & Myers
Scott Rosenblatt ’92, Reitler Brown & Rosenblatt

Personal Injury Defense: General
Alan Kaminsky ’83, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Susan Etra ’78, Aaronson Rappaport Feinstein & Deutsch
Charles K. Faillace ’81, McAloon & Friedman
Erik J. Kapner ’75, Martin Clearwater & Bell

Personal Injury Defense: Products
Michael A. Cerussi, Jr. ’76, Cerussi & Spring
Thomas F. Cerussi ’88, Cerussi & Spring
Michael Gallub ’86, Herzfeld & Rubin

Personal Injury Plaintiff: General
Jeff S. Korek ’86, Gersowitz Libo & Korek
Judith A. Livingston, Kramer Dillof Livingston & Moore
Ben B. Rubinowitz ’81, Gair Gair Conason Steigman & Mackauf
Kenneth Sacks ’88, Sacks & Sacks
Evan Torgan ’82, Torgan & Cooper

Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice
Jeffrey B. Bloom ’79, Gair Gair Conason Steigman & Mackauf

Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products
Perry Weitz ’84, Weitz & Luxenberg

Real Estate
Stephen Epstein ’75, Seyfarth Shaw
Matthew E. Kasindorf ’82, Meister Seelig & Fein

Securities & Corporate Finance
Jay G. Baris ’78, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Judith Fryer ’75, Greenberg Traurig

Securities Litigation
Harris Cogan ’78, Blank Rome
Marc Powers ’80, Baker Hostetler

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