Timothy Murphy was listed in the 2015
edition of Best Lawyers in America. He
was also named the Best Lawyers
litigation, labor and employment Lawyer of
the Year in Springfield. Timothy has
been selected by his peers for inclusion
in Best Lawyers every year since 2013.
Katherine A. Robertson has been
selected by the U.S. District Court for
Massachusetts to be the magistrate judge
in Springfield. She was an assistant district attorney in the Appellate Division.
Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds was named to
the Connecticut Super Lawyers list for
2014 in the area of employment and labor.
He is the chair for the Labor, Employment
Law and Employee Benefits Department in
the Hartford, CT office for the law firm of
Pullman & Comley, LLP.
Bill Hunt joined Wilkinson Barker Knauer,
LLP as a partner in the firm’s Denver, CO
office. He most recently served as director
of regulatory at DISH Network.
Kevin S. Russo was nominated to serve
as a Superior Court Judge in Connecticut.
He is a Supervisory Assistant State’s
Richard L. Sampson joined the Boston
law firm of Davis, Malm & D’Agostine,
P.C. as a shareholder in the intellectual
property law area. He is also a member
of the American Intellectual Property
Law Association, the Intellectual Property
Owners Association, and the Boston Bar
Association. Prior to joining Davis Malm,
he was founder and principal of Sampson
& Associates, P.C. in Boston.
Chrysler R. Szarlan released her debut
novel, The Hawley Book of the Dead on
September 23 from Ballantine Books.
She formerly worked with horses, and
was a managing attorney with Connecticut
Legal Rights Project.
Class Agents: Katie Stone-Harrington
Brad Mondschein was presented with
the 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award
from the Jewish Federation of Greater
Hartford for his work on the CT-Israel
Technology Initiative. He continues to
be a leader of the CT-Israel Technology
conference and plays an important role
in making the annual conference a premiere Connecticut business event. Brad
is a partner at Pullman & Comley, LLC.
Kenneth C. Baldwin was selected for
inclusion in The Best Lawyers 2015
in the area of energy law, a distinction
received since 2008. He is a partner
for the law firm of Robinson & Cole in
Hartford, CT. Kenneth practices utilities,
energy and telecommunications law.
Marwan Zubi was listed in the 2015
edition of The Best Lawyers in America
in labor and employment litigation. He is
an attorney with the Nicolai Law Group,
P.C. in Springfield, focusing primarily
on civil litigation of business and
CLASS REUNION YEAR
Cheryl Coakley-Rivera resigned from her
position as state representative in the Massachusetts Legislature on March 12, 2014 to
take a job as assistant clerk of the Hampden
County Superior Court.
Carol Cioe Klyman was selected to
the 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers
and Best Lawyers lists. She is a partner
at Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, P.C. in
Dorian R. Famiglietti was appointed
the town attorney for Ellington, CT.
Susan Fentin was elected to a three-year
term as director of both Greenfield (MA)
Co operative Bank and Greenfield Ban-corp, MHC. She continues to be a labor
lawyer with the firm of Skoler, Abbott
& Presser, P.C. in Springfield.
Class Agent Michael Blanchard
Michael J. Richard was selected to
be superintendent of schools in West
Springfield, MA. He previously served
as principal of West Springfield High
Class Agent Rebecca Mitchell
Cecilia Guzman has been appointed as
a municipal judge in Paterson, NJ. Prior
to that, she had a private practice law
firm and worked in the Morris County
(NJ) Prosecutor’s Office.
C. Scott Rybny joined the law firm of
Timoney Knox, LLP. He will be a part of
the firm’s new Insurance Industry Group.
CLASS REUNION YEAR
Class AgentJim Winston
Justin Dion was unanimously selected
as the Western Division recipient of the
2014 Pro Bono Award from the United
States Bankruptcy Court.
Class Agent Jenny Desch
Class Agent Karen Romano
Jessica King joined Blank Rome LLP
as an associate in the Real Estate group,
and she is based in the firm’s Philadelphia office. She most recently served as
an associate at White and Williams LLP.
Jessica concentrates her practice on a
wide range of complex commercial real
estate financing matters.
Keeana Serene Saxon has been appointed
to a six-year term for the City of Boston’s
Licensing Board, which regulates several
licensing entities, including alcohol, food,
lodging houses, fraternities/dormitories.
She has also served as deputy general
counsel to the Executive Office of Housing
& Economic Development.
Class Agent Linda Fakhoury
Evan Coppola is currently assistant general counsel for Phoenix (AZ) Children’s
Hospital, one of the ten largest children’s
Dion ’00 Klyman ’96 Sampsonn ’92
Western New England University
School of Law