Alumni in the News


July 2018


Lawrence Byrne 
(’86)

 


Lawrence Byrne, Deputy Commissioner of the New York Police Department for the last four years, is retiring in August.

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Russell Capone (’07)

 


Russell Capone, has been named Chief of the public corruption unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

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Carey R. Dunne (’87)

 


Carey Dunne, General Counsel to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., advocates for New York City prosecutors to receive greater access to New York Police Department records and investigative crime reports to determine officers’ credibility at an earlier stage.

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Victor Fleischer (’98)

 


Victor Fleischer, previously a Professor and Director of tax programs at the University of San Diego School of Law, has joined the University of California, Irvine School of Law to help launch an LL.M. program in tax law with an emphasis on practical skills.

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Barry E. Friedman  (’84)

 


Barry Friedman, Professor at New York University School of Law who runs the Policing Project, cautions that law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology must be regulated to address racial disparity and privacy concerns.

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Elizabeth Glazer  (’86)

 


Elizabeth Glazer, head of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, is embarking on a novel strategy to fight crime in dangerous public housing complexes in New York City.

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Daniel L. Goldberg (’04)

 


Daniel Goldberg, Legal Director at Alliance for Justice, discusses the increased political activism in America since President Trump has taken office.

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Jeffrey R. Holmstead (’88)

 


Jeffrey Holmstead, Partner at Bracewell LLP and former E.P.A. air chief under George W. Bush, compares and contrasts former E.P.A. chief Scott Pruitt with the new acting chief Andrew Wheeler.

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Timothy J. Mayopoulos (’86)

 


Timothy Mayopoulos, President and CEO of Fannie Mae who led the company to financial stability after the recession, will step down at the end of the year.

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Randal K. Quarles (’84)

 


Randy Quarles, Vice Chairman for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, has been confirmed by the Senate to a full 14-year term on the Federal Reserve’s governing board.

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Martin Small (’03)

 


Martin Small, Managing Director at BlackRock and head of its U.S. iShares Core business, maintains that the cheaper iShares ETFs are not drawing investors away from the company’s pricier products and that BlackRock’s profitability has expanded.

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