Alumni Briefs

FYI Personal updates

Jake Kobrick L'98 and his wife, Stacy, announced the birth of their son, Matthew Cameron, on April 3.

Vivienne La Borde
Vivienne La Borde L'99 married Kaddu Luyombya on April 3 at the Tribeca Rooftop in New York. She is an associate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom in New York.

Sneha Patel Desai L'99 and Anand Desai are proud to announce the birth of their baby girl and second child, Kaya, on April 18.

Brian Edward Hirsch G'97, L'00 and Lauren Slawe Hirsch C'95 announced the birth of their third child, Henry Elliot, on Nov. 23.

Jennifer Mac Naughton-Wong L'01 and Gordon Wong GEng '00, Gr'03 are excited to announce the birth of a baby girl, Callan Ji Yau, who was born on New Year's Eve.

Julie Pamela Bookbinder EAS'02, L'05 married Jonathan Lewis Schwartz on May 1. She is an associate in the intellectual property and technology department of Greenberg Traurig in New York. He is an assistant editor for the publishing department of Major League Baseball, which edits World Series programs, Little League Magazine and MLB Insiders Club Magazine.

Jessica Keefe and Brian Ryckman
  Jessica Keefe and   Brian Ryckman
Jessica Keefe and Brian Ryckman were married on April 17. Both were undergraduates at the University of Michigan, but did not meet until they attended Penn Law. She is volunteering in Namibia with Lawyers Without Borders. He is a law clerk for Judge Morris S. Arnold of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Dean Krishna L'07 and Reena Vaidya Krishna Gr'10 son, Veer Vaidyan
Dean Krishna L'07 and Reena Vaidya Krishna Gr'10 announced the birth of their son, Veer Vaidya, on Oct. 27.

Charlotte Anne Levy L'09 married Dr. David Gudis M'08 in a ceremony held in the American Museum of Natural History in New York. She is an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia and he is in his second year of surgical residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.


This is your chance to announce personal milestones. We are interested in engagements, weddings, births, retirements or whatever else you believe merits attention. Job-related news will continue to run in the main section of alumni notes. Please send information to lteitelb@law.upenn.edu.