Class Notes: January 1-December 31, 2015



René Fiechter was honored at the S.T.R.O.N.G. gala on Oct. 1, 2015.

Hon. Jerald Klein, a retired housing court judge in the Bronx, passed away on March 8, 2015.

William Schechter passed away on Nov. 4, 2015, in Delray Beach, FL. He was an attorney for the U.S. Customs Service, International Trade Commission, until his retirement.


Doria Rosen was appointed U.S. Ambassador to the Federated State of Micronesia in November 2014.

Andrew Roth joined Norton Rose Fulbright as a partner in November 2014.


Frank Guarino passed away suddenly on Jan. 8, 2015.

Janet Marcus passed away on May 6, 2015. She had worked as a public defender in the Bronx until her retirement in 1999.

Marilyn Price joined Zodiac Title Services in Melville, NY, as senior vice president of business development in August 2015.


Ilene Cooper, a partner at Farrell Fritz, was appointed a board member for The New York Bar Foundation in July 2015.

David Foster was appointed as associate city judge in Geneva, NY.

Ira Lederman was appointed executive vice president at W.R. Berkley Corporation in June 2015. He has been with the company since 1983 and had served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary since 2001.

Judith Livingston, a partner at Kramer, Dillof, Livingston and Moore, was featured in CNN Money in May 2015.

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