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the Court as a Master in Chancery for several years, adjudicating disputes in the areas of trusts, estates and guardianships. She noted her gratitude for the encouragement and support of her husband, John Zurn L’06. Justin Danilewitz CGS’03, L’07 was

elected a member to Lankenau Medical Center’s Foundation Board of Trustees. Lankenau Medical Center is part of Main Line Health. Danilewitz is a partner in the White Collar and Government Litigation practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP. Previously, he served for five years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Department of Justice. Issa Moe L’07 joined ACA International in Minneapolis as vice president and general counsel. He was previously general counsel and chief compliance officer for First National Collection Bureau, Inc., an ACA member company in Reno, Nev. Raghav Bajaj ENG’05, L’08 was promoted to partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP. He is a member of the firm’s intellectual property practice group at the Austin office, where he focuses on patent office trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Bajaj also prepares and prosecutes patent applications for clients in various industries and technologies. Siobhan Cole L’08 was elected partner at White and Williams’ Philadelphia office. She represents individuals and commercial clients in a variety of complex areas arising from business disputes. She has handled defamation cases, product liability cases, employment matters, breach of fiduciary duty cases, and all manner of contract disputes. Brian Schenker L’08 was promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm’s Philadelphia office. He was

previously an associate. Schenker is a member of the Financial Industry group who practices in the areas of finance, restructuring and insolvency. Nicholas Wille L’08 was elected partner at Ulmer & Berne LLP. He is a commercial litigator at the firm’s Cleveland office and represents clients in complex business matters throughout the country. Wille has been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for the last three years. Bora Bozkurt L’09 was elected partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. He is a member of the tax department and specializes in U.S. federal income taxation in connection with various transactions, with a particular emphasis on international and corporate tax. His practice encompasses a range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including financing transactions, derivatives, private and registered securities offerings, cross-border tax planning and restructuring and other structured finance transactions. Victoria Mazgalev L’09 was promoted

to special counsel at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s New York office. She is a member of the firm’s Corporate department and Asset Management practice. Shane Segarra L’09 was elected partner at Holland & Knight LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s business section in Miami. He focuses his practice on corporate law, including capital markets and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Linda Shi L’09 was recently profiled by Vanguard Law Magazine for her work as the general counsel of Red Spark and of her startup company, Kapsul. Coincidentally, after the article was finalized for publication, she accepted a new position with the

financial services firm, The Vanguard Group (which is of no relation to the magazine). In her new role, she supports the company’s new Innovation Studio in Philadelphia. Erin Valentine L’09 was promoted from associate to counsel at Chaffetz Lindsey’s New York office. She was also named head of client development, a new role at the firm, where she is responsible for developing client and intermediary relationships and creating new business opportunities. Since joining Chaffetz Lindsay in 2010, Valentine has handled a variety of international arbitration, complex commercial litigation, and insurance coverage disputes. Veena Viswanatha L’09 was pro-

moted from counsel to partner at Buckley LLP. She represents corporate and individual clients in complex litigation and government investigations. Her work spans a wide variety of high-stakes litigation and investigations, including matters on alleged securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty and other shareholder disputes, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Zoë Wilhelm L’09 was elected partner

at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP’s Los Angeles office. She has a diverse litigation practice with a focus on class actions, accounting and valuation litigation, and general business disputes.

2010s

Amit Patel L’10 was named to the

board of directors of The Warren Center, a nonprofit agency in Richardson, Texas that provides professional evaluations, therapy services and support to children and families affected by developmental delays and disabilities. CON TIN U ED ON PAGE 53

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