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William A. McCormack '67 with daughter Kerry E. McCormack '96

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1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s


In Memoriam

 





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1950s

Melvin Norris ’59 has law offices in Wayland, MA, where he continues to practice and engage in trial work on a full-time basis. His son, Jonathan P. Norris
’83, specializes in real estate law in Newton, MA.

 
1960s,

Richard G. Kotarba ’66 was named a 2006 Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Law and Politics and Philadelphia magazine. He is a partner and chair of the construction law group at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP in Pittsburgh, PA.

Alan S. Goldberg ’67 has established a private practice in McLean, VA, after thirty-nine years as a partner in the Boston and Washington, DC, offices of Goulston & Storrs PC.

John E. Peltonen ’67 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in environmental law. He is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH.


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1970s

William J. Donovan ’72 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in health care law. He is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH.

Edward A. Haffer ’72 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in appellate law. He is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH.

Florence A. Wood ’72 is a partner and member of the syndication practice in the Washington, DC, office of Holland & Knight LLP.

Joan A. Lukey ’74 was named one of “America’s Top 50 Women Litigators” in 2006 by the National Law Journal. She is a partner in the litigation department at Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP in Boston.

Jeffrey M. White ’75 was included in the 2006 edition of Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. He is a partner at Pierce Atwood LLP in Portland, ME.

Robert P. Lombardi ’76 was appointed chair of the Board of Directors of Flagship Bank and Trust Company in Worcester, MA. He is a partner at Mirick, O’Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP in Worcester, and specializes in business law and finance.

Marianne D. Short ’76 is managing partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis, MN.

Mark D. Wincek ’76 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in employee benefits law. He is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Kilpatrick Stockton LLP.

Peter F. Zupcofska ’76 is a partner at Boston-based Burns & Levinson LLP, where he is a member of the divorce and family and the probate and trust litigation practice groups.

Peter A. Pavarini ’77 was elected to a three-year term on the American Health Lawyers Association Board of Directors. He is a partner and chair of the health law department at Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn in Columbus, OH.

David J. Tracy ’77 is a partner in the real estate law practice at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP in Boston.

Ray Velarde ’77, national adviser of the League of United Latin American Citizens, was the recipient of the 2006 Ohtli Award at the league’s annual convention. The award was presented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Mexican Government in recognition of his work promoting the welfare and prosperity of Mexican communities in the US.

Robert G. Beatty ’78, general counsel and vice president of public affairs for the Miami Herald, is the foreword author for the inaugural edition of Who’s Who in Black South Florida.

R. Jack Cinquegrana ’78 was named president of the Boston Bar Association. He is a partner and head of the government enforcement and compliance practice group at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston.

Paul Killeen ’78 is senior vice president of litigation at GGNSC Administrative Services in Fort Smith, AR. He was previously a partner in the Boston office of Holland & Knight LLP.

Katherine M. Hanna ’79 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for her practice in health care law. She is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH.

Chris Kehoe ’79 guided a consumer protection bill regarding mortgage lien releases into a new law signed by Governor Mitt Romney in April. He is a partner at Robinson & Cole LLP in Boston.

Debra Brown Steinberg ’79 is the recipient of the 2006 Pro Bono Publico Award presented by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service. She is a partner in the litigation department of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York, NY.

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1980s

Peter S. Cowan ’80
was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in commercial litigation. He is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH.

Dannel P. Malloy ’80 ran a close but unsuccessful race in the Democratic primary for governor of Connecticut. He has served as mayor of the City of Stamford, CT, since 1995.

Peter del Vecchio ’81 is a partner in the Houston, TX, office of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP.

Rear Admiral Robert F. Duncan ’83 was featured in an article in the Stanner News, the student newsletter of his alma mater, Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood, NY, for his role in the Hurricane Katrina rescue effort.

John J. Aromando ’84 was included in the 2006 edition of Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. He is a partner at Pierce Atwood LLP in Portland, ME.

Paul E. Burns ’84 was elected chair of the State Bar of Arizona Intellectual Property Section. Of counsel in the Phoenix, AZ, office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, he is also an adjunct professor at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Phoenix.

Hon. Debra Wong Yang ’85, US attorney for the Central District of California, will join Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a part-ner in the firm’s Los Angeles, CA, office in January.

Michael T. Fatale ’86 was appointed chief of the Rulings and Regulations Bureau of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. His role in a multi-state corporate tax action against WorldCom was the subject of a 2005 Boston Globe article, “Hooray for the Taxman.”

Kenneth A. Viscarello ’86 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in real estate law. He is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH. Eleanor W. Dahar ’87 was named president-elect of the New Hampshire Bar Association.

Scott A. Fifer ’87 is executive director of the TunaHAKI Foundation, a nonprofit charity headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, and dedicated to improving the lives of orphans and street children in Tanzania and other developing nations.

Joseph A. DiBrigida ’88 was included in Best Lawyers in America 2007 for his practice in corporate law. He is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Manchester, NH.

Ilhyung Lee ’88 was promoted to full professor at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. His title is Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law.

Maria E. Recalde ’88 was named to the Wellesley College Development and Outreach Council. She is a partner at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA in Boston.

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1990s

Douglas B. Rosner ’91 was elected co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Section. He is a partner at Goulston & Storrs PC in Boston.

Kenneth M. Breen ’92 was named a New York “Super Lawyer” by Law and Politics. He is a partner and a member of the white collar crime and government investigations group in the New York office of Fullbright & Jaworski LLP.

C. Scott Toomey ’92 and his wife, Allison, announce the May birth of Mallory Grace, who joins big sister, Molly, and big brothers, Benjamin and Robby. Toomey is a partner in the Wayne, PA, office of Campbell, Campbell, Edwards & Conroy PC.

Mary Beth Basile ’93 is a visiting assistant professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, PA.

Brigida Benitez ’93 was named one of the “Top 40 Lawyers under 40” by Washingtonian magazine. She is a partner in the litigation and international arbitration departments at Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP in Washington, DC.

Lawrence M. Friedman ’93 was elected to the Boston Bar Association Council. He is an assistant professor of law at New England Law School in Boston.

Justin G. Maiona ’93 was named a 2006 Massachusetts “Rising Star” in the area of family law by Law and Politics and Boston magazine. He is managing partner at Maiona & Maiona PC in Boston, and lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children in Wellesley, MA. Suzanne Suppa ’93 was named co-chair of the Brown Bag Lunch Committee of the Boston Bar Association Labor and Employment Section. She is a partner at Littler Mendelson PC in Boston.

Scott Louis Weber ’93 is a partner and member of the defense and national security practice group at Patton Boggs LLP. He concentrates his practice in the area of complex litigation and divides his time between the firm’s Newark, New Jersey, and Washington, DC, offices.

Martin S. Ebel ’94 was named general counsel of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.

Jonathan W. Hugg ’94 is a partner in the litigation department at Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel LLP in Philadelphia, PA.

Heidi Goldstein Shepherd ’94 is a partner in the labor and employment practice group at Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston.

Jason R. Talerman ’94 joined the Boston office of Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge LLP as counsel in the real estate department.

Ingrid C. Schroffner ’95 is the author of a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article entitled “Rempelakis Adds Ingredients to Recipe for Proving Undue Influence.” She was elected president of the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts in July, joining Lisa A. Yee ’89 and Vincent W. Lau ’97 on the association’s executive board.

Christopher R. Smith ’95 was promoted to vice president and chief legal officer at Republic Financial Corporation in Aurora, CO.

Andrew M. Apfelberg ’96 moderated a University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Alumni Association panel discussion on sports marketing entitled “The Business of Entertainment: How the Sports Industry Builds Strong Brands” in September. He is a partner at Rutter Hobbs & Davidoff in Los Angeles, CA.

Frank A. De Vito ’96 was named co-chair of the Real Estate Finance Committee of the Boston Bar Association Real Estate Section. He is of counsel in the Boston office of DLA Piper US LLP.

Daniel H. Follansbee ’96 is a partner in the business and finance section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo PC in Boston.

Belinda A. Taylor ’96 was named one of fifteen Massachusetts “Up and Coming Lawyers” for 2006 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

John T. Battaglia ’97 was appointed deputy associate attorney general in the Office of the Associate Attorney General of the US Department of Justice. He is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, DC.

James R. Kasinger ’97 is a partner in the business law department of Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston.

Tracey E. Spruce ’97 is a partner and head of the employment law practice group at Dalton & Finegold LLP in Andover, MA, where she lives with her husband and their two children.

Alex F. Mattera ’98 was named co-chair of the Membership Committee of the Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section. He is an associate at McCarter & English LLP in Boston.

Heather B. Cheney ’99 was named to the list of top ten leaders in financial services by Boston Women’s Business. She is vice president of estate and financial planning for US Trust in Boston.

Christopher H. Murphy ’99 is an associate in the Chicago, IL, office of Cozen O’Connor. His practice focuses on commercial disputes, toxic tort, and product liability litigation.

Yvette Politis ’99 is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) Section Council and the MBA section liaison to the Boston Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section. She is employment counsel at Reed-Elsevier in Newton, MA.

Scott W. Rostock ’99, senior associate in the commercial litigation department at Akerman Senterfitt in Miami, FL, is vice president of alumni events for the Miami chapter of the BC Law Alumni Association. He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Miami Beach.

Timothy N. Schofield ’99 announces the formation of Schofield & Campbell LLC in Boston.

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2000s

Tamra Tyree Moore ’00 is an attorney in the Division of Financial Practices of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC. She is also an adjunct professor in the Legal Research and Writing Program at the George Washington University Law School.

Donald J. Ellis ’01 is an associate in the corporate group at Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston.

Patrick W. Manzo ’01 is the vice president of Compliance and Fraud Prevention at Monster, an online careers and recruitment resource, in Maynard, MA. He was formerly with Craig & Macauley PC in Boston.

Christopher M. Morrison ’01 was appointed by Governor Mitt Romney to the Massachusetts Bay Community College Board of Trustees. He is an associate at Boston-based Hanify & King PC and specializes in business litigation.

Bradley A. Singer ’02 is an associate in the litigation practice group at Looney & Grossman LLP in Boston.

Kristy L. Avino ’03 is an associate at Schofield & Campbell LLC in Boston.

Christopher J. Lavery ’03, Terence D. Shields ’03, and Joseph C. Theis Jr. ’03 are the recipients of the 2006 PAIR (Political Asylum/Immigration Representation) Pro Bono Attorney Award.

Julie Sterner Patel ’04 is an associate in the litigation department at Dilworth Paxson LLP in Philadelphia, PA.

Allison C. Schwartzman ’04 is an associate in the public finance practice area at Dilworth Paxson LLP in Philadelphia, PA.

Matthew A. Brunell ’05 is the executive director of the Nativity School of Worcester (Massachusetts). He and his wife, Catherine, and their son live in Natick, MA.

Gerald P. Kazanjian ’06 is an associate at Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds PC in Concord, MA, and practices in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and licensing.

Kathryn M. Moore ’06 joined the real estate client service group in the Phoenix, AZ, office of Bryan Cave LLP.

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In Memoriam

John W. McIntyre ’34

Benjamin J. Cantor ’37

Edward W. Keough ’38

Beryl I. Breitstein ’40

Edward J. Cavan ’40

Patrick J. Kelly ’40

Owen F. Brock ’41

William J. Farrell ’44

Salvatore Fabiano ’45

M. Milton Kafka ’46

Laurence S. Flaherty ’47

Lawrence J. Fitzgerald ’47

James J. Cody ’48

James P. Murray ’48

Paul A. Good ’49

David R. White ’49

John W. Bunker ’50

Francis X. Carroll ’50

Hugh L. O’Brien ’50

Leo W. Roache ’50

Thomas J. Barrett ’51

Thomas E. Goode ’51

John R. Moore ’51

Hon. Francis J. Boyle ’52

Clayton N. Fuller ’52

Joseph F. Hodapp ’52

Theodore E. Davis ’53

Mary Sullivan McGonagle ’57

Robert P. Sullivan ’58

Ralph L. Cadwallader ’59

Jerome A. McCusker ’59

Charles F. Kaye ’61

Thomas J. McCarthy Jr. ’61

David P. Brauer ’62

Hon. Richard J. Tobin ’62

William E. White Jr. ’62

Vito F. Costanzo ’63

Martin S. Dansker ’63

Thomas McArdle ’69

Raymond L. Houde ’72

Joan M. Carrigan ’75

John R. Devereaux ’77

Richard Marc Krinsky ’79

Anna F. Katz ’98

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