Class Notes

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Theodore Essex, 1980

Theodore Essex '80 retired from the International Trade Commission as an administrative law judge after more than nine years on the bench. He is continuing his practice in intellectual property law by joining the IP practice of Hogan Lovells.

Russ Cohen, 1982

Russ Cohen '82 has started a new venture since retiring from the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game in 2015, using his skills and knowledge of the area to become an expert on edible native plant species. He is currently partnering with land trusts, cities and towns, schools and colleges, state and federal agencies, and others to plant plants from his own private nursery in appropriate places on their properties. He also leads walks and gives talks to interested groups about edible native species, as well as surveys properties to help establish which species of plants would do well in that environment. Learn more about Cohen’s efforts and keep up to date with his work at

Jack Schreibman, 2000

Jack Schreibman ’00 is the new associate administrator for administration for the USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This position is part of the Senior Executive Service. Jack has responsibility for organizational development through oversight of programs that develop, direct, and support the agency workforce. Such programs include, but are not limited to Human Resources, Acquisitions, Organizational Health, Strategic Sustainability Planning, National Training Center, Facility Services, and Emergency Preparedness and Security.

Jack Moran, 2009

Jack Moran ’09 was recently named principal at the law firm of McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA in Cleveland, Ohio. Moran’s litigation practice focuses primarily in employment law, with an emphasis on claims of unlawful retaliation and discrimination, wage and hour disputes, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, breach of contract matters, and other related issues. He has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers as a Rising Star from 2015-2017.

Dan Maurer, 2008

Dan Maurer ‘08’s book, "Crisis, Agency, and Law in U.S. Civil-Military Relations," was published by Palgrave Macmillan in May 2017. He is a Major in the U.S. Army's JAG Corps and stationed in Italy. Maurer is also a contributing writer for West Point's Modern War Institute. He recently completed a two-year assignment as Chief of Military Justice (akin to Principal ADA) for Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and has published widely in venues like Lawfare, Small Wars Journal, Harvard National Security Journal, Military Review, OSJCL, and OSJDR. He is an invited speaker at a conference on "Technology and Future Combat," to be held in London at the Royal United Services Institute, the world's oldest national security and defense think tank.

Carla Moore, 1977

Carla Moore ‘77 was named this year’s recipient of the Akron Community Foundation’s Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award. She is the 50th recipient of the honor. The award is named for the founding trustee of the Akron Community Foundation and recognizes an individual or couple who “best exemplifies Bert Polsky’s selfless dedication to humanitarian causes in Akron.”

Katie Kalbacher, 2015

Katie M. Kalbacher ’15 has joined the business and corporate practice group at Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis as an associate. Her practice focuses on corporate transactions, including the acquisition, development, and disposition of commercial real estate.

Andrew Massara, 2011

Andrew M. Massara '11 and two colleagues were featured as AmLaw Litigation Daily's “National Litigators of the Week” for the week of May 25, 2017. After a three-week jury trial in San Diego Superior Court, Massara and his office of Long & Levit, LLP, in San Francisco obtained a complete defense verdict in favor of their clients: a retired California state appellate justice and a national ADR service provider.

Jason Wyatt, 2005

Jason Lars Wyatt ’05 has launched Bennett & Wyatt, LLC, with colleague Dana Bennett, a fellow trust and estate attorney. Wyatt earned his LL.M. in taxation from New York Law School in 2010, where he began to specialize his practice in trusts and estates. Bennett & Wyatt, LLC, provides clients with services in trust and estate planning, administration, litigation, and related practice areas from its two locations in Red Bank and Lakewood, New Jersey.

Robert Young, 1968

Robert B. Young ‘68 has joined Reger Rizzo & Darnall as of counsel in the firm’s newly opened Dover, Delaware office. As part of his practice Young offers mediation, arbitration, court-appointed master, and other alternative dispute resolution services. Young joined the practice after retiring from the Superior Court of Delaware earlier this year. During his time on the court, he served as the presiding officer of the Kent County Mental Health Court—one of only 20 people to do so from Kent County since the inception of the Delaware Superior Court in 1831.