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Victor W. Dahar '58 (right), daughter Eleanor W. Dahar '87, and son S. William Dahar II '92 practice together in New Hampshire
Victor W. Dahar '58 (right), daughter Eleanor W. Dahar '87, and son S. William Dahar II '92 practice together in New Hampshire.

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In Memoriam

Remembering Mark Waterman


Robert M. Spector ’59 is the author of World Without Civilization: Mass Murder and the Holocaust, History, and Analysis, published by University Press of America in February. He is a professor of history and law at Worcester State College, Worcester, Massachusetts.


Alan S. Goldberg ’67, a partner in the Washington, DC, Office of Goulston & Storrs, PC, was elected to the Virginia Bar Association Health Law Section Council in January. An adjunct faculty member at Suffolk Law School in Boston and the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland, he is co-author of “HIPAA Enforcement,” in Ehealth Business and Transactional Law, published by the American Bar Association; and “Long-Term Care Acquisition and Financing,” in the Long-Term Care Handbook, published by the American Health Lawyers Association.

Stephen L. Johnson ’69 is included in the 2007 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” He practices at Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC in Syracuse, NY.


Edward P. Henneberry ’70 joined the Washington, DC, office of Heller Ehrman LLP, where he is chair of the European practice group. Formerly, he was director of the mergers and cartel divisions of the Irish Competition Authority in Dublin, Ireland.

Fredric J. Hopengarten ’70, a telecommunications lawyer in Lincoln, Massachusetts, is the author of the article, “So You Want to Build a Tower Where?” published in Radio World Engineering Extra. His articles and recent activities are featured on his website at

Lawrence H. Brenner ’71 has been appointed to the faculty of the department of orthopedic surgery at Yale University. He is a former clinical associate professor of health policy and administration at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a senior research fellow at Duke University. He continues his partnership in the law firm of Brenner and Brenner in Chapel Hill with his son, Jason Brenner ’02.

Hon. James J. Brown ’71 presented “Improving Social Security Trial Presentations” to the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in March; and was invited to join the Raleigh–Durham Inns of Court in Raleigh, North Carolina, in April.

Stewart F. Grossman ’73 celebrated the fortieth anniversary of Looney & Grossman LLP in Boston, where he is a managing partner specializing in business and bankruptcy, corporate transactions, and commercial litigation.

Elliot Berry ’75 was honored with the New Hampshire Bar Foundation’s Frank Rowe Kenison Award for his significant contributions to the betterment of New Hampshire citizens through the administration of justice. He is an attorney with New Hampshire Legal Assistance.

Marion K. Littman ’76 presented “An Insider’s View of the Essentials of the New Guardianship Law” at a meeting of the Health and Hospital Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association in March. She is a member of the health care practice group at Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

George P. Field ’78 was named co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Public Service Committee. He is managing partner in the Boston office of Verrill Dana LLP and a member of the firm’s trial, intellectual property, and bankruptcy groups.


Peter S. Cowan ’80 was accepted for membership in the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is a partner in the Manchester, New Hampshire, office of Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green, P.A.

Susan L. Repetti ’80 is a partner in the trusts and estates department at Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP in Boston.

Robert J. Lanney ’84 was elected managing partner at Sulloway & Hollis PLLC in Concord, New Hampshire, and concentrates his practice in medical malpractice defense and hospital risk management

Barbara A. O’Donnell ’84 is a partner in the Boston office of Robinson & Cole LLP and practices in the area of employment law.

Christopher R. Vaccaro ’84 is the author of a series of articles on US chief justices, published in Lawyers Journal, a publication of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Pablo A. Alvarez ’86 is special counsel in the real estate practice group at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, in Miami, Florida. Previously, he was co-founder and partner of Triscape Development LLC in Miami.

Leon Rodriguez ’87 was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County, Maryland. He is a partner in the white collar criminal defense group at Ober Kaler in Baltimore, Maryland.

Carolyn V. Grady ’89 is an assistant federal public defender in the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Richmond, Virginia. Previously in private practice, she continues to teach advanced trial practice as an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia.

Sue Ceraolo Pickles ’89 and her husband, Tim, traveled to Guangzhou, China, in April to adopt their daughter, Angela Olivia, who was welcomed home by big sister, Meaghan Grace, and big brother, Brian Thomas. The family lives in Melbourne, Florida.


Colleen M. Murphy ’90 is the executive director and general counsel of the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission in Hartford, Connecticut.

Kelli J. Brooks ’92 is a partner in the Cypress, California, office of KPMG LLP. Previously, she was a partner at Chapin, Shea, McNitt & Carter, based in San Diego and Los Angeles, California.

Pamela A. Harbeson ’92 and her husband, Lamont Depew, celebrated the first birthday of their daughter, Kendra Hope Depew, in April. She is a partner in the bankruptcy practice group at Looney & Grossman LLP in Boston.

Tamsin R. Kaplan ’92 is hosting the exhibit, “Shades of Gray: A Photographic Journey,” featuring the color photography of Ericka B. Gray, BC Law adjunct faculty member, at Tamsin R. Kaplan & Associates, PC, in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Christopher D. Ahlers ’93 is an associate in the business and corporate and labor and employment departments at Damon & Morey LLP in Buffalo, New York.

Christine M. Griffin ’93 was sworn is as one of five commissioners on the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Former executive director of the Disability Law Center in Boston, she is a civil rights defender for people with disabilities (see story Page 34).

Jonathan M. Hugg ’94 has been named partner in the litigation department of the Pennsylvania-based firm Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel LLP. The former assistant district attorney concentrates on commercial and appellate litigation and white collar criminal defense.

Peter J. Moser ’94 is a partner in the Boston office of Robinson & Cole LLP and practices in the areas of labor and employment law and litigation.

David A. Anderson ’95 is a partner in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, office of Pierce Atwood LLP and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. He was previously a litigation associate at Foley, Hoag & Eliot LLP in Boston.

David A. Feldman ’95 is a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP in New York, New York, and focuses his practice on white collar crime defense. He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Litigation Section, program co-chair of the ABA Criminal Litigation Committee, and an active participant in the criminal law group of the United Jewish Appeals Federation.

Edouard C. Lefevre ’95 has been made partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in Boston. He’s in the firm’s business law department.

Ingrid C. Schroffner ’95, as host for the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts’s (AALAM) Legal Line program for Boston Neighborhood Network, interviewed BC Law Assistant Clinical Professor Carwina Weng in October and BC Law alumni Susan Soltez Ellison ’95 and Vincent Lau ’97 in January.

Shaun B. Spencer ’95 is the author of a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article entitled “Wage Act Claims: The SJC Giveth and the SJC Taketh Away.” He is in private practice in Sharon, Massachusetts, and specializes in employment law, business litigation, and appellate practice.

Michelle N. Steinberg Farkas ’96 is a partner at Gravel & Shea in Burlington, Vermont, where she practices real estate and land use development. She was selected for inclusion in the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers for the past three years.

Brian S. Fetterolf ’96 is associate director of structured products in the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of LaSalle Bank in Chicago, Illinois, where he works with Nate Stearns ’95, chief operating officer of the group. He and his wife, Jennifer, welcomed a daughter, Hannah Grace, who joined big brother, Hunter, in August. The family lives in Winnetka, Illinois.

Stephanie H. Massey ’96 is a partner at Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge LLP in Boston, where she serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and borrower’s counsel in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable revenue bonds for governmental entities.

Kris A. Moussette ’96 is a partner at Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge LLP in Boston, where she serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, and borrower’s counsel in tax-exempt financings for organizations and government agencies in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont.

Mary Ann Dempsey ’97 received the New Hampshire Law Foundation’s Robert E. Kirby Award, which recognizes an attorney under the age of thirty-five whose professionalism, civility, and skill are exemplary. She is an associate at the New Hampshire firm Wiggin & Nourie.

Charles A. Grace ’97 was elected to the Board of Overseers of the Boys and Girls Club of Boston. He is an associate in the Boston office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, PC, and practices in the firm’s employment and labor and benefits departments.

Laura M. Barnabei Twomey ’97 is a partner in the New York, New York, office of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP and practices estate and tax planning. She and her husband, Christopher, welcomed the arrival of a son, Kevin, in April 2005.

James F. Keenan Jr. ’98 is a partner at Bernstein Shur in Portland, Maine, where he is a member of the firm’s intellectual property, technology, and business law practice groups.

Gregory F. Corbett ’99 is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and focuses on litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property law.

Philip H. Graeter ’99 is one of eight attorneys selected by the Boston Bar Association to participate in their Public Interest Leadership Program. He is an associate at Todd & Weld LLP in Boston.


Gretchen M. Hunt ’00 and her husband, John Young, announce the birth of their son, Wilson Curtis Young, in November. She is staff attorney with the Division of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Services for the state of Kentucky.

Carol L. Kline ’00 is vice president in the global leveraged finance group at Lehman Brothers in New York, New York.

Louis P. A. Lehot ’00 is an associate in the corporate department of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Palo Alto, California. He was previously with Shearman & Sterling LLP in the firm’s London, England, office. He and his wife, Tita, have two children and live in Palo Alto, California.

Laureen O’Brien Price ’00 is special counsel for the AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation in Washington, DC.

Bradley G. Bjelke ’01 is vice president and general counsel of Rapattoni Corporation in Simi Valley, California. He was previously an associate at Jackson, DeMarco, Tidus & Peckenpaugh in Westlake Village, California.

John R. Connolly ’01 was appointed to the Board of Directors of Action for Boston Community Development. He is an associate at Hanify & King, P.C., in Boston.

Robert Harrison III ’01 is the president of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association of Connecticut. He is an associate at Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge LLP in Hartford, Connecticut, and practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, venture capital financing, and general corporate representation.

William Sellers IV ’01 is a member of a team that qualified for the finals in the Miller Urban Entrepreneurs Series and Business Plan Competition and received an award to finance their proposal of a receivable management or debt recovery firm serving the health care industry. The team was named semifinalists in the 2005 business concept competition sponsored by the Batten Institute at the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.

Kerry Aulizia Mink ’02 is director of development for North Hills Community Outreach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Previously, she was a member of the trusts and estate department of PNC Advisors in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, Ryan, and their son live in Pittsburgh.

Nicole C. Whittington ’02 was appointed to the National Urban League Board of Trustees. She is an associate in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office of White & Williams LLP and concentrates her practice in commercial litigation.

Christopher K. Carlberg ’03 is an associate in the Seattle, Washington, office of Perkins Coie LLP and a member of the firm’s business practice group.

Kyle Loring ’03 is an associate in the environmental, land use, and natural resources practice group in the Seattle, Washington, office of Preston, Gates & Ellis LLP.

Laura A. Paioff ’04 is an associate at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP in Boston and practices in the area of general litigation.

Bernarda A. Villalona ’04 is recipient of the Prosecutor of the Year Award from the Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy.

Robert A. Creamer ’05 is an associate in the energy practice group of Pierce Atwood LLP in Portland, Maine.

Amy M. Culver ’05 is an associate in the New York, New York, office of Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC and concentrates in labor and employment law.

Matthew P. Horvitz ’05 is an associate at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP in Boston.

Michelle G. Kozlov ’05 is an associate in the general corporate and securities practice group at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston.

Lisa H. Lipman ’05 is an associate in the litigation department and tax practice group at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston.

Cameron M. Luitjens ’05 is an associate in the intellectual property department at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston.

Ryan C. Mattina ’05 and Lara Zaroulis ’05 were married at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City in December. The reception was held at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Kelley Finneran McNeil ’05 is an associate in the business department at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston.



Robert J. Muldoon Jr. ’65, recipient of the Judge Learned Hand Award from the American Jewish Committee in March.

Frederic N. Halström ’70, included in the Best Lawyers in America 2006.

James S. Bolan ’73, recognized as one of the “top 100 lawyers in Massachusetts” in 2004, and named a “Super Lawyer” in 2004 and 2005 by Law and Politics and Boston Magazine.

Cathy Oliver Murphy ’79, recipient of the 2006 Philip Arnow Award from the US Department of Labor.

Lauren Stiller Rikleen ’79, received the 2005 Leila J. Robinson Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts, and named a “Top 10 Lawyer” by Boston Women’s Business in February.

Joanne E. Caruso ’86, named one of California’s “top 75 women litigators” by the California Daily Journal in September.

Maria E. Recalde ’88, named a “Super Lawyer” by Law and Politics and Boston Magazine.

ileta A. Sumner ’90, recognized as one of the “top 50 in-house attorneys” in the state of Texas by Texas Lawyer.

Kevin J. O’Leary ’91, named to the “2005 Legal Elite” list of top lawyers in Virginia in the field of immigration law by Virginia Business Magazine.

Jeffrey S. Bagnell ’92, named a Connecticut “Super Lawyer” by Law and Politics and Connecticut Magazine.

H. Lamar Willis ’99, named one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” for 2006 by Georgia Trend Magazine.



Adam Palaza ’37

Albert W. Frost ’39

George T. Smith Jr. ’50

Hon. Hugh C. Curran ’51

Henry M. Donahoe ’51

Joseph C. King ’52

John P. Lee ’52

Donal W. Sullivan ’53

William B. Meyer ’54

Louis A. Petrarca Jr. ’55

Robert J. Donoghue ’56

William K. Danaher Jr. ’59

Edward V. Leja ’60

Philip A. Rollins ’60

Paul S. Cronin ’62

John A. Donovan Jr. ’66

Brian D. Murphy ’66

Darrlyn D’Ippolito Mann ’74

Stephen J. C. Woods ’77



Maurene Waterman, wife of Mark L. Waterman ’74, who died of cancer in 1983, is putting together a memory book for their two children to be filled with stories, memories, and pictures of Mark from friends and family. If you would like to contribute, please send submissions to


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