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DAVID J. SCHWARTZ L’92 has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel of worldwide toy retailer Toy’s “R” Us, where he served as Deputy General Counsel for three years. Schwartz was formerly a partner at the New York office of Anderson, Kill & Olick.

Denley Chew

DENLEY CHEW WG’92, L’93 was recognized by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association as one of its “Best Lawyers Under 40” of 2003 at the recent NAPABA Annual Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii. Chew is an Assistant Vice President & Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he practices information security law. He is also Vice President and Treasurer of the Board of Directors at the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund.

PETER T. SHIMABUKURO L’93 has been named a partner at the Minneapolis law firm Parsinen Kaplan Rosberg & Gotlieb, where he practices in the Corporate and Business Planning Group.

CHRISTINA SWARNS L’93 has joined the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc., as the Director of their Criminal Justice Project. Prior to joining the NAACP, Swarns served for seven years as an Assistant Federal Defender and Supervising Assistant Federal Defender with the Capital Habeas Corpus Unit of the Philadelphia Public Defender. In that capacity, she represented Pennsylvania in-mates facing the death sentence in their state post-conviction and federal habeas corpus appeals.

AMY M. BUXBAUM L’95 is the new Athletic Director at Chatham College in Pittsburgh. Buxbaum is responsible for the College’s seven NCAA Division III varsity teams, which include the first female varsity collegiate ice hockey team in Pennsylvania. She was formerly the Associate Director and Women’s Basketball Coach at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa.

LISA STEINMAN GLASSMAN L’95 has been named Best of the Bar for Real Estate Law by the South Florida Business Journal. She was also a finalist for Community Excellence in Real Estate Law, an award sponsored by the March of Dimes. Glassman runs several law offices in South Florida, where she specializes in commercial and residential real estate transactions.

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