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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Spring 2022

Kathleen Wilkinson ’81 became the immediate past president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Kristine L. Calalang, Esq. ’04 was elected to the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania; was appointed to represent Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania Bar Association's House was of Delegates; was named a Super Lawyer for 2022; and was named a 2022 Professional Excellence Award winner in the area of Diversity Initiatives by The Legal Intelligencer.

William Zee '05 was named a 2022 Professional Excellence Award winner in the area of Law Firms Innovator by The Legal Intelligencer.

Nolan Tully ’08 was appointed co-leader of Faegre Drinker’s insurance industry team.

Joshua Goldenberg ’13 was promoted to member at Cozen O’Connor.

Annie Neamand ’15 joined Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin as an associate in the Real Estate and Zoning Department.

Evan Holland ’17 joined the Gibbons P.C. Products Liability Group as an associate in the Philadelphia office.

Gabriella (Soreth) Lacitignola ’17 joined Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin as an associate in the Litigation Department.

Rachel Marie Young ’22 was awarded the annual Professor Louis Del Duca Memorial Award in Business Law at the awards ceremony during the Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual Meeting.

Dennis Martin O'Hara ’68 celebrates 50 years as member of The Florida Bar. He will be honored in June at a recognition ceremony held by The Florida Bar.

Marc P. Weingarten ’76, a partner at The Locks Law Firm, presented at the Pan European Organization of Personal Injury Lawyers Joint Conference on Medical Negligence and Product Liability, Pharmaceutical and Mass Tort 2022 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on May 13. The presentation,"Anatomy of a Class Action in the United States," was part of a panel discussion entitled "Class and Group Actions Around the World - A Guide to Collective Remedies in Brazil, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States."

In Memoriam

Henry P. Burke, Esq. ’63

George A. Edel, Esq. ’67

Hon. David M. Duffy ’69 CLAS, ’72 CWSL

Edward (Ted) J. Hoffman, Sr. ’73

J. Michael Nolan, Jr. ’75

Slade McLaughlin ’82

Gil Stein, former adjunct professor (2000–2016)


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