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Hank Greenberg ’50 featured “Former Chief of A.I.G. Tries to Fight the Headlines”

By New York Times
February 14, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Hank Greenberg '50

Maurice R. Greenberg, the often combative former chief executive of American International Group, began a news media counteroffensive on Monday to repair his legacy days after the bruising end to his 12-year court battle with the New York State attorney general.

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Hank Greenberg ’50 featured in “Hank Greenberg’s Vindication”

By Wall Street Journal
February 13, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Hank Greenberg '50

The taxpayers of New York State should be furious. After 12 years of chasing former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg by three state Attorneys General, current AG Eric Schneiderman settled on Friday for $9 million and the legal equivalent of a lousy T-shirt.

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Hank Greenberg ’50 featured in “Greenberg Trial Ends in $9.9M Settlement, but Feud Over Fault Continues”

By New York Law Journal
February 10, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Hank Greenberg '50

Former American International Group chairman Maurice “Hank” Greenberg and New York state prosecutors announced a $9.9 million settlement Friday in their bitterly contested, 12-year legal fight over civil fraud charges.

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“The Internet of Things: Transformative for Industry, Major Headache for Privacy” featured in Legaltech News

By Legaltech News
February 10, 2017

NYLS Center: Center for Business and Financial Law

The FTC and Big Law weighed in on the ups and downs of IoT for security, privacy and consumers at New York Law School.

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Judge Alison Hamanjian ’00 featured “Mayor Appoints Judges to Family, Civil Court”

February 06, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Judge Alison Hamanjian ’00

Hamanjian will be assigned to Family Court for a one-year term. For the past 12 years, she has worked for the state court system, most recently as a court attorney-referee in Family Court on Staten Island. She a previously was principal law clerk to Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Michael Corriero, and served as assistant deputy counsel in the Office of Policy and Planning.

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Vincent Viola ’83 featured “Vincent Viola, Nominee for Army Secretary, Drops Out”

February 03, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Vincent Viola '83

Vincent Viola, a billionaire Wall Street trader and President Trump’s nominee for secretary of the Army, abruptly withdrew his name for the post on Friday night after concluding it would be too difficult to untangle himself from his business ties, two government officials said.

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Sara Champion ’92 featured “Sara Champion: Interpreter, lawyer, genealogist” Ridgefield Press

By Ridgefield Press
February 01, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Sara Champion ’92

Ridgefield resident Sara Stewart Champion has the correct last name. She has been a champion in three very different fields of expertise during her lifetime.

First she was a Russian interpreter for homeland security.

Next Champion became a corporate lawyer for CEOs and their benefit packages.

Finally, Champion became an expert in the field of history and genealogy with a focus on the earliest years of our country.

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David Kelley ’86 featured in “Dechert Lures Ex-Prosecutor David Kelley From Cahill”

January 23, 2017

NYLS Alumni: David Kelley ’86

Dechert has added David Kelley to its white-collar and securities litigation group in New York, hiring the former top Manhattan federal prosecutor away from Cahill Gordon & Reindel, where he served on the firm’s executive committee.

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Thomas Prol ’01 featured in “Sparta attorney receives Social Justice Award”

January 22, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Thomas Prol ’01

Thomas H. Prol, a partner at the Sparta law firm Laddey, Clark & Ryan, was presented with the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey’s annual Social Justice Award for the New Jersey State Bar Association’s advocacy in that area. The presentation was on Jan. 12, at the 2017 Passion Power Program Award Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.

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Michael Santorelli publishes column, “How President Trump Could Reshape the Digital Landscape”

January 20, 2017

Subject: NYLS Alumni: Michael J. Santorelli '05

President Trump takes office at a time of profound flux in the digital universe. Entire industries – from transportation to education, and everything in between – continue to be disrupted and remade by technological innovation.

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