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Steven Garrett has received board certification in labor and employment law. He is an associate with Boulette Golden & Marin in Austin, Texas.

Corrie Sirkin was recognized as a rising star in family law for 2016 in New Jersey Super Lawyers. She is an associate with Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich & Trigg in Hackensack, where she focuses her practice on family, divorce and matrimonial law, including domestic violence and child protective services defense matters. Sirkin is a member of the executive committee of the young lawyers division for the New Jersey State Bar Association and editor of the publication Dictum. She contributed to “Navigating the Divorce Process When You Have a Child with Special Needs,” an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers publication. 


Andrew KoelzAndrew Koelz joined Hunton & Williams in Atlanta as an associate in the retail and consumer products litigation practice. Prior to joining the firm, Koelz clerked for Judges Charles A. Pannell Jr. and Steve C. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Adam MilasincicAdam Milasincic was featured in the cover story in Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars 2016, “From DJ to J.D.” The article traces his career from reporter, campaign manager and disc jockey to his graduation from the Law School and achieving the top score on the Texas bar exam. Milasincic is a trial lawyer with Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi Mensing in Houston.

Littmann wedding
Mark Littmann and Katie Grien Littmann were married at the Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta on Oct. 17. Many classmates from Section E attended, including Kate Barry, Tristan Morales, Joe Bailey, Shiva Goel, Leo Wolpert and Alexa Taylor. Mark is with Danone as corporate counsel. He was previously a corporate associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel. The couple lives on the Upper West Side in New York.

Alec J. Smith finished a successful tour as a Marine Corps judge advocate, during which he was named Defense Counsel of the Year, Eastern Region, in 2014. Smith left active duty and accepted a judicial clerkship with U.S. District Judge Bruce H. Hendricks of the District of South Carolina, Greenville Division.

Julia SnyderJulia Snyder is a public defender working with the Richmond office of the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, a state agency that represents individu­als accused of misdemeanors and felonies. She was featured in Richmond Justice, a project that features portraits of those involved in the justice system. Jeree M. (Harris) Thomas, an attorney with the JustChildren program of the Legal Aid Justice Center who represents incarcerated youth, was also featured.


Kelly Ann ChangKelly Ann Chang passed away unexpectedly in Chesapeake, Va., on Sept. 6. Chang clerked for Judge Bernard Goodwyn ’86 of the Virginia Supreme Court after graduation, then practiced in Norfolk.

Daniel L. Gude was sworn in as assistant district attorney for Mecklenburg County in North Carolina in February. He will serve on special assignment through August, when he will return to his practice as an associate focused on general commercial litigation with Moore & Van Allen in Charlotte.

J. Benton Hurst joined Graves Garrett in Kansas City, Mo., where he provides legal counsel to individuals and businesses in commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense litigation, and compliance and internal investigations. He previously served as a U.S. Army judge advocate, specializing in labor and employment and administrative law. He also served as a special assistant U.S. attorney in the Western District of Kentucky.

Frances Mccorkle Segura married Anthony Segura on Sept. 6. She is an attorney advisor with the Social Security Administration’s office of disability adjudication and review. Her husband practices medical malpractice at Strickland, Diviney & Segura. They live in Roanoke, Va.


Jennifer A. MiglioriJennifer A. Migliori is an associate in the business transactions practice group with Carlton Fields Jorden Burt in Miami. She was previously with Holland & Knight. She has served as a legal and regulatory intern for Verizon Communications, as a financial operations director at Transworld Services Inc., and a federal tax associate at KPMG.

Tayler Tibbitts joined NexTitle as a commercial services specialist involved in real estate transactions nationwide, and is based in Meridian, Idaho. He was previously with Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley.


Simon Cataldo, who volunteered with Teach For America before he entered Law School, recently described his experience in a middle school classroom in Harlem in an article for the TFA website. Cataldo is founder and president of the board of Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership, the nonprofit that grew from his teaching experience. He is a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice criminal division.


Jonathan E. Amgott has joined Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on anti­trust and matters relating to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.