Class Notes

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Rita DeCaria, 2005

Rita DeCaria '05 has been promoted to business development director of Reed Smith LLP, one of the 15 largest law firms in the world. DeCaria is currently on a six-month secondment in Reed Smith's London office where she is acting as European and Middle Eastern business development director. DeCaria is otherwise based in the firm's New York office. She has been with Reed Smith since May 2007.

David Groshoff, 1996

David Groshoff '96 graduated from Harvard University Graduate School of Education in 2009 and has spent the last year as a non-tenure track finance professor at Providence College, and recently began an appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor of law at the Western State University College of Law in greater Los Angeles. Groshoff will teach courses in corporate law and finance. His most recent scholarship, regarding entrepreneurial sex-segregated urban charter schools, is scheduled to be published in the upcoming BYU Education & Law Journal.

Lark Mallory, 1991

Lark Mallory '91 was recently re-appointed to the Columbus/Franklin County Affordable Housing Trust Corporation Board of Trustees by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Mayor of the City of Columbus. Her three-year term will end June 19, 2013. Mallory is an attorney at Chester, Willcox & Saxbe, LLP where she specializes in representing tax exempt organizations and closely held businesses in all taxation and business transactions.

K. Stuart Goldberg, 1978

K. Stuart Goldberg '78 was certified as a residential mortgage foreclosure mediator for the state of Florida. He is a shareholder with Boyd and Jenerette in Ft. Lauderdale.

Mitchell Weisman, 1983

Mitchell A. Weisman '83 was recently named an Ohio Super Lawyer. Weisman was also named one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2007. He serves on the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Weisman works at Weisman, Kennedy and Berris in Cleveland.

Thomas Sigmund, 1978

Thomas J. Sigmund ’78 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of employee benefits law and trusts and estates. Sigmund is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.

S. Steger, 1983

S. Martijn Steger ’83 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of corporate law. Steger is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.

Geoffrey Stern, 1968

Geoffrey Stern ’68 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of ethics and professional responsibility law, appellate law, legal malpractice law, and professional malpractice law. Stern is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.

Suzana Krstevski Koch, 2001

Suzana Krstevski Koch ’01 has joined the Akron office of Brouse McDowell. Koch focuses her practice on commercial law and business reorganizations, helping businesses grow through mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other transactions.

Brandon Middleton, 2007

Brandon Middleton ’07 recently wrote a law review article, "Restoring Tradition: The Inapplicability of TVA v. Hill's Endangered Species Act Injunctive Relief Standard to Preliminary Injunctive Relief of Non-Federal Actors," which was published in the Spring 2010 edition of the Missouri Environmental Law and Policy Review. Middleton is a staff attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation in Sacramento, Calif., practicing in the foundation's environmental section.