Class Notes highlight recent professional achievements from alumni and are included in the LegalBriefs newsletter, sent quarterly to Villanova Law alumni. Please submit any class notes for consideration to alumni@law.villanova.eduIf you are not receiving the LegalBriefs newsletter, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations.

Fall 2021

Michael Corso ’74 was recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for legal and professional malpractice defense and personal injury litigation.

Harry Cherken ’76 was appointed Honorary Consul of Armenia for the Greater Philadelphia area.

John M. Toth ’81 was appointed by the Michigan State Bar President to Chair the Standing Committee on Character and Fitness.

David B. Clement ’86 was recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for corporate law.

Norman M. Powell ’89 JD/MBA authored “Delaware Harmonizes Alternative Entity Series and UCC Article 9,” which appears in The Business Lawyer, Vol. 76, Fall 2021.

Guy Louis Ciarrocchi ’90 launched his campaign for Governor of Pennsylvania.

Marilou E. Watson ’94 was named the 2021 recipient of the Margaret Richardson Award by the Montgomery Bar Association’s Women in Law Committee. 

Salene Mazur Kraemer ’00 was featured in the article “Stopping the Scroll” in Pennsylvania and Delaware Super Lawyers 2021.

Kristine L. Calalang, Esq. ’04 organized “The State of Race and the Law: Where We Are Now and Moving Forward Together” presented by the Philadelphia Bar Association, which featured Timothy N. Welbeck, Esq. ’09 as a panelist and was moderated by Prof. Steven Chanenson.

William G. Roark ’06 was the course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Medical Marijuana & Hemp Law Symposium 2021.

Morgan E. Brubaker ’11 was elected a partner at Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC.

William J. Gallagher III ’12 was recognized as a “One to Watch” in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for corporate law.

Daniel P. Wotherspoon ’13 assisted in revising Chapter 6 “Investigations” in the Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse, 2021 ed. of Thomson Reuters’ Health Law Series.

Alexandra Adams ’14 joined Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith as an associate in the Labor & Employment group and she was named a 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Jourdan S. Garvey ’18 joined Blank Rome LLP in the Philadelphia office as an associate in the Corporate, M&A and Securities group.


In Memoriam

The Hon. Joseph F. McCloskey ’57

The Hon. Howard F. Riley, Jr. ’64 VSB, ’67 CWSL


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