Jeffrey E. Atkinson

Jeffrey E. Atkinson, LW98, a trial attorney with Lashly & Baer, P.C., since 2019, was named a shareholder effective Jan. 1.Atkinson concentrates his practice in civil litigation and medical malpractice defense.

Johanna Schiavoni

Johanna Schiavoni, LA98, was honored with a Bernard E. Witkin Award for Excellence in the practice of law and as a community changemaker by the San Diego Law Library Foundation. The award recognizes Schiavoni’s excellence in practice as an appellate attorney and her extensive community service, including terms as chair of the board of the […]

Karen Anne (Soberg) Wallach

Karen Anne (Soberg) Wallach, BU98, completed her PhD in marketing at Emory University Goizueta Business School in spring 2021. Her research focused on the intersection of branding and corporate social responsibility/sustainability. Prior to joining the doctoral program, Wallach worked in brand management, product development, advertising and market research.

David Sacks

David Sacks, LA98, recently launched Chicago-based Architectural Consulting & Forensics, PLL. The firm consults on enclosures for buildings as well as forensic investigation and repair design for existing buildings.

Ivan Lujan

Ivan Lujan, LA98, reached a major milestone in his career on July 1, 2020, when he was admitted to the PwC LLP partnership. An assurance partner based in the firm’s Raleigh, N.C., office, Lujan lives in the  capital city with his wife, Melissa, and their daughters, Ema and Elyse.

Jennifer Keefe

Jennifer Keefe, LA98, is executive director of Sheldrake Environmental Center, Larchmont, N.Y. Keefe writes that she is privileged to be a steward of a small piece of the natural resources that have provided much-needed solace and stimulation during the pandemic and increased our connectedness to the planet and each other.

Dianne Chong

Dianne Chong, SI98, was named to the inaugural class of the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame by the Women in Manufacturing Association. The inductees were chosen for their significant contributions to the advancement of women in manufacturing. Chong, who is retired from Boeing, is vice president of the board of directors of SME (formerly […]

Joseph Straus

Joseph Straus, PMBA98, is president of Imagine Bio, Ltd, in Beit Shemesh, Israel. The company advises global health-care leaders and emerging startups on strategy, partnerships and investments by leveraging Israel’s health-tech ecosystem.

Michael Finley

Michael Finley, GM98, in April 2020 received the Philip B. Hofmann Research Award for 2019, the second-highest award for research conducted within Janssen Pharmaceuticals Research and Development, at a virtual (Zoom) ceremony.

Benjamin Edlavitch

Benjamin Edlavitch, LA98, recently founded Edlavitch Law PLLC in Minneapolis, specializing in intellectual property strategy and electrical engineering patents. Before entering private practice, he was the sole in-house counsel for an enterprise software company. Edlavitch has more than 22 years of experience serving clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies.