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D'Ambrosio Jr. Named in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers

1980

D'Ambrosio Jr. Named in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers

Nicholas D'Ambrosio Jr., Member at Bond, Schoeneck & King, was selected for inclusion in the 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyers in the category of employment and labor, and the 2019 Best Lawyers in America in the categories of employment law-management; labor law-management; and litigation-labor and employment.


Wagenbach assumes leadership role

1985

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey B. Wagenbach has assumed leadership of its highly-regarded Environmental Law Practice effective January 2020. Wagenbach has substantive experience in virtually every environmental program, ranging from the Clean Air Act to the Safe Drinking Water Act, to wetlands regulation (state and federal) and the handling and discharge of hazardous materials. 


COL (R) James R. McKee selected Senior Civilian Attorney

1991

COL (R) James R. McKee selected Senior Civilian Attorney

COL (R) James R. McKee, Class of 1991, was selected to be the Senior Civilian Attorney for the 902D Military Intelligence Group, Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Meade, MD, which is the Army’s premiere counterintelligence organization, focusing his efforts on counterintelligence and counterespionage investigations, operations, collection, and analysis on foreign intelligence entities, international terrorism, and insider threats to U.S. Army Forces. 


Alfano joins DLA Piper

1994

DLA Piper announced March 16 Peter Alfano joined their New York office as Partner in their Finance practice, Alfano represents private equity sponsors, corporations and other entities in domestic and cross-border finance transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, corporate financings, recapitalizations and asset-based lending transactions. He has extensive experience in senior secured, first and second lien, mezzanine, and asset-based financings across several industries, including manufacturing, alcoholic beverages, packaging, healthcare and media. 


Kelly joins DLA Piper

1999

DLA Piper announced March 16 James Kelly joined their New York office as Partner in their Corporate practice, Kelly, who will serve as head of the firm’s New York Private Equity practice, represents private equity funds in all aspects of their investments activities. This includes primary and secondary leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, divestitures and restructurings. He also regularly represents public and private operating companies across a variety of industries, including the portfolio companies of his private equity fund clients, for which he handles a wide range of matters.


Sunser named practice group leader

2001

Sunser named practice group leader

Barclay Damon announces, effective January 1, the following new practice group leadership change: Heather Sunser, Financial Services Practice Group leader. A member of the Real Estate, Financial Institutions & Lending, and Telecommunications Practice Areas as well as the energy and cannabis teams, Sunser will serve as the Financial Services Practice Group leader. She is taking over the role from longstanding firm leader and partner Ned Trombly.


Mastroleo elected Member

2006

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Adam P. Mastroleo from the firm’s Syracuse office has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Adam, a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law (J.D. 2006) and Syracuse University (B.A. 2004), is an attorney in the firm's labor and employment practice with extensive experience representing employers in a variety of labor litigation matters.


Schein named Partner

2006

Evan Schein became a named partner with my firm, Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP. His individual practice focuses on litigation and the representation of high net worth individuals including athletes and entertainers.


Mastroleo elected Member of Bond, Schoeneck & King

2006

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Adam P. Mastroleo from the firm’s Syracuse office has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Adam is an attorney in the firm's labor and employment practice with extensive experience representing employers in a variety of labor litigation matters. 


Bezigian elected Member of Bond, Schoeneck & King

2007

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Thomas Bezigian Jr., from the firm’s Syracuse office, has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Thomas concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning and taxation, corporate and business succession, probate, trust and estate administration, and elder law. 


Senlet named Partner

2008

Senlet named Partner

Barclay Damon announces, effective January 1, Ekin Senlet, previous counsel, has been elected to the law firm’s partnership. Senlet is a member of the Regulatory Practice Area as well as the Energy, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, and Cybersecurity Teams. She is based in the Albany office.


Lawler named Leadership Council

2008

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has chosen Baltimore partner Katherine A. Lawler to be a member of the 2020 class of Fellows in a program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.


Ravala elected Fellow

2008

Ravala elected Fellow

Criscione Ravala, LLP is pleased to announce the election of Firm partner, Salman Ravala, as Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. This prestigious distinction recognizes members of the bench and bar for outstanding professional  achievement, dedication to the legal profession, and commitment to the service of others."


Santos named Partner

2009

Angela Klemack Santos (J.D., 2009) has been promoted to the firm partnership at Duane Morris LLP. Santos practices in the area of private client wealth planning and tax. 


Wright Elected Partner

2010

Wright Elected Partner

Andrew Wright was elected partner at Hodgson Russ, where he focuses his practice on state and local tax matters.


Cominolli elected as partner

2010

Cominolli elected as partner

Barclay Damon announces, effective January 1,  Liz Cominolli, previous counsel, has been elected to the law firm’s partnership. Cominolli is a member of the Branding, Trademarks & Copyrights; Intellectual Property Litigation; and Corporate Practice Areas as well as the Outdoor & Wildlife Team. She is based in the Syracuse office.


Kate I. Reid Elected Member of Bond, Schoeneck & King

2011

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Kate I. Reid from the firm’s Syracuse office has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Kate, a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law (J.D. 2011) and Miami University (B.A. 2008), concentrates her practice in school law. 


Scott R. Leuenberger Elected Member of Bond, Schoeneck & King

2011

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Scott R. Leuenberger from the firm’s Syracuse office has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Scott, a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law (J.D. 2011) and St. Lawrence University (B.A. 2003), is a business law attorney and member of the firm’s exempt organizations and tax law practices.


Reid elected Member of Bond, Schoeneck & King

2011

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Kate I. Reid from the firm’s Syracuse office has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Kate concentrates her practice in school law. Kate began her career at Bond in 2011, where she practiced in the areas of litigation and school district representation.


Leuenberger elected Member of Bond, Schoeneck & King

2011

Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Scott R. Leuenberger from the firm’s Syracuse office has been elected as a member (partner) of the firm. Scott is a business law attorney and member of the firm’s exempt organizations and tax law practices.


Nugent Joins Bond, Schoeneck & King

2017

Nugent Joins Bond, Schoeneck & King

Daniel Nugent joined Bond, Schoeneck & King as an associate attorney in the firm's employee benefits and executive compensation practice.


Cramarosso joins Taft Law

2017

Cramarosso joins Taft Law

Stephen Cramarosso—a 2017 SU College of Law alum—has joined Taft Law as Counsel. Stephen is based in Taft’s Chicago office. Stephen counsels clients on legal matters relating to general corporate law, business operations and mergers and acquisitions.


Blood joins Goldberg Segalla

2018

Goldberg Segalla added associate Alexander J. Blood to the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Arbitration group in Syracuse. Blood was previously with Rawle & Henderson LLP in New York, New York. Blood concentrates his practice on representing a wide variety of clients in business disputes and related litigation.


Jerauld joins Bousquet Holstein

2019

Jerauld joins Bousquet Holstein

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that Nathan M. Jerauld has joined the firm. He joins the firm’s Litigation Practice group, with a focus on estate litigation. He has extensive experience operating in high-stress environments and delivering tailored analysis of complex issues. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served worldwide, including Afghanistan and South Korea. 


Zumpano joins Bousquet Holstein

2019

Zumpano joins Bousquet Holstein

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that Maria C. Zumpano, MBA, CPA has joined the firm. Maria joins Bousquet Holstein representing both businesses and individuals that run them in the areas of business formation and structure, transactions and compliance, tax planning, strategy and advocacy, and business succession planning. After graduating summa cum laude with both her MBA and BS in Professional Accountancy from Le Moyne College, Maria became a licensed CPA.