Class Notes highlight recent professional achievements from alumni and are included in the LegalBriefs newsletter, sent quarterly to Villanova Law alumni. 

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Gaetan J. Alfano ’80 was appointed to the disciplinary board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

James S. Eicher ’86 authored Warrior IV Life Fitness: An Introduction and Warrior IV Life Fitness: 8-Week “The World is Your Gym” Physical Fitness Course.

Bruce Matez ’89 combined his law firm, BorgerMatez, with Weir Greenblatt Pierce, LLP, where he is a partner.

Matthew N. McClure ’99 was elected as a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.

Jason C. Manfrey ’09 joined Stevens & Lee in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Department.

Jacquelyn Gordon ’11 JD/LLM joined Faegre Drinker as counsel in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

John Rafferty ’12 was awarded the Public Interest Distinguished Service Award by the Villanova Law Public Interest Fellowship Program.

Candee Wilde ’14 was elected partner at McCarter & English, LLP.

Celso Leite Jr. ’18 VSB, ’21 CWSL joined Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin as an associate in the Real Estate and Land Use department.

Kyra G. Bradley ’17 CLAS, ’22 CWSL joined Archer & Greiner, PC as an associate.

Matthew J. Boling ’22 joined Goldberg Segalla in their Commercial Litigation and Arbitration group in the Philadelphia office.

Alex P. Fante ’23 joined Archer & Greiner, PC as an associate. 



Hon. Barry McAndrews ’57

James M. Salony ’64

Kevin Carey ’79, 2023-24 dean’s distinguished fellow

Donald Bersoff, former Villanova Law professor



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