Alumni News

December 2015 – April 2016

Shaun M. Ertischek ’05 had a scholarly article titled “From Debtors’ Prisons to the CFPB: A Historical Perspective on the Debt Collection Industry” published in the Spring/Summer 2016 edition of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Magazine. He will also be speaking on a panel called “Eliminating Litigation Blind Spots: Identifying and Mitigating Hidden Risk” at Consero’s Financial Services & Insurance Litigation Forum in Coral Gables, FL on April 18th.

New York Supreme Court Judge Robert C. Mulvey ’80 was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to the Supreme Court’s Appellate Division-Third Department, which covers 28 counties in the Eastern and Northern portions of Upstate New York. To read the Governor’s Office press release, click here.

Ramin Rastegar ’95 was appointed by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and sworn in as an Immigration Judge for Newark Immigration Court.

Laura Ricciardi ’96 has co-directed a documentary series on Netflix titled, “Making of a Murderer.” It has received intense near-daily national media coverage, and she and her co-director been interviewed on TV and in print dozens of times.

On December 15th, the Honorable Anthony Cannataro ’96 was appointed Supervising Judge of the New York City Civil Court, New York County.

Remington Gregg ’10, was one of the two authors behind the new report issued by the Human Rights Campaign entitled, “Religiously Controlled Schools Discriminating Against LGBT Students.” To read the report, click here. To read the Washington Post’s coverage of its release, click here.

The New York City Law Department hosted its annual awards ceremony on December 10.  John Sweeney ’88, Chief of the Workers’ Compensation Division received the Jeffrey D. Friedlander Excellence in Supervision and Management Award.  Assistant Corporation Counsels Sarah Prager ’14 and Alex Noble ’14 received the Legal Rookie of the Year Award for their respective work as litigators in the Tort (Brooklyn) and Special Federal Litigation Divisions. NYLS was the only law school that had more than one graduate recipient.

Hunt S. Ricker ’10 joined the Morristown, NJ-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti as an associate in the firm’s Securities Litigation Group.  More information is available here.

Alex Umansky ’10 joined the Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. as Partner and Head of the Labor and Employment Department.  More information is available here.

Ryan V. Stearns ’12 was named an associate with Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman.  More information is available here.