fall 2017

Class Notes

1949

1954

1959

1962

1969

  • HILL PETER BEREN, a literary agent and founder of the Peter Beren Agency, is delighted to report a new book deal. Tentatively titled Baron Wolman’s Classic Rock Instagrams, the book will feature more than two hundred candid shots and performance photos of rock icons like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Jim Morrison, Jerry Garcia, and Mick Jagger. The images, which come from the lens of the first chief photographer of Rolling Stone magazine, will be reimagined as Instagrams and paired with intimate anecdotes about the artists.

1972

1974

  • HILL NANCY S. SHILEPSKY, chair of the Employment Group at Sherin and Lodgen, was ranked as a Star Individual in Labor and Employment in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. She was lauded by peers as a “superb legal mind who…knows what is important to target and is concise, very detailed, and organized.” She was also selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018.

1978

1979

1980

1982

1983

1985

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1995

1998

1999

2000

2001

  • HILL EMILY KRETCHMER was recently promoted to the position of partner at Krokidas & Bluestein. Emily’s practice is concentrated in health care, nonprofit, administrative, and corporate law, and she has written and lectured on health care topics including corporate compliance, Medicare payment, and HIPAA. Boston Magazine’s New England Super Lawyers has named her a rising star four times for her work in health care law.

2003

2004

2005

  • HILL CHIKE AGUH was selected as a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar. The Presidential Leadership Scholars program is a leadership development initiative that draws on the resources of the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Aguh, CEO of EveryoneOn, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to make the Internet more widely available, is one of sixty applicants chosen for the program’s third annual class.

2006

2007

2008

2010

  • HILL ERIN BALDASSARI shared a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news with a team of reporters for the East Bay Times. The prize acknowledges the “relentless reporting” of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, CA, last December that killed thirty-six people. Baldassari cowrote some of the East Bay Times’ first stories on the disaster and then wrote follow-up articles on such topics as the response by Oakland City Hall and the effects of the fire on the artist community.

2011

2015