Category: 1970s

note includes graduate from the 1970s

Steve Maguire ’75 (CLAS), ’76 MA

Steve Maguire (Stephen C.) ’75 (CLAS), ’76 MA, has just released a Vietnam War novel, Mekong Meridian. Much of the story is drawn from Maguire’s experience as an Airborne-Ranger Infantry officer with the 9th Division in 1969. Available from Amazon.

Dennis C. Cavanaugh ’78 (CLAS)

Dennis C. Cavanaugh ’78 (CLAS) has accepted a fellowship with the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA.) Cavanaugh focuses his practice on construction and surety law, including transactional work and litigation. He has over 35 years of experience handling complex construction matters involving contract procurement, negotiation, financing, and commercial-related dispute resolution and litigation. Cavanaugh is a former chair of Robinson+Cole’s Construction Group and the Connecticut Bar Association’s Construction Law Section.

CLSA is an invitation-only construction lawyer honorary society with membership limited to 1,200 practicing Fellows from the United States and internationally. Fellows are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated for effectiveness and accomplishment in construction law, along with ethical reputation.

Bill DeWalt ’69 (CLAS), ’76 Ph.D

Bill DeWalt ’69 (CLAS), ’76 Ph.D of Fox Chapel, Pa. was named Chair of Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and began his position in June. He was elected to the position at the April 7 meeting of the Board of Trustees. He has been a trustee since 2013. He previously served as a trustee from 2006 to 2009.

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. To date, the Conservancy and its more than one million members have helped protect 130 million acres worldwide.

Charles M. Hensgen, MD ’70 MS

Charles M. Hensgen, MD ’70 MS, passed away April 30, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Tom Morganti ’76 (CAHNR)

Dr. Tom Morganti ’76 (CAHNR) a Veterinarian living and working in Avon, Conn., has just published a first novel, Totenkopf, a thriller set in Germany in the final days of WWII.

Ed Nusbaum ’70 (CLAS)

Ed Nusbaum ’70 (CLAS) a Westport-based family law attorney, was recently selected a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel for 2017.

Richard Boch ’76 (CLAS)

Richard Boch ’76 (CLAS) is releasing is first book “The Mudd Club”, a memoir and personal history of NYC’s notorious Mudd Club. Published by Feral House, the book will be available in September 2017.

Dennis C. Cavanaugh ’78 (CLAS)

Robinson+Cole lawyer Dennis C. Cavanaugh ’78 (CLAS) has been named the Best Lawyers® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Connecticut for Construction Law. Mr. Cavanaugh is a member of the firm’s Construction Group where he focuses his practice on construction and surety law, including transactional work and litigation. This is the third time he’s received the “Lawyer of the Year” designation.

Mr. Cavanaugh has over 35 years of experience handling complex construction matters involving contract procurement, negotiation, financing, and commercial-related dispute resolution and litigation. He is a former chair of Robinson+Cole’s Construction Group and the Connecticut Bar Association’s Construction Law Section. Mr. Cavanaugh is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of construction and suretyship topics.

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer review survey in which lawyers submit more than 5.5 million confidential evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. A Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” designation is awarded to one lawyer in each of various high-profile specialties in large legal communities. These particular lawyers received the highest ratings among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Ed Nusbaum ’70 (CLAS)

Ed Nusbaum ’70 (CLAS), has been selected an America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement member for Connecticut. Nusbaum, a well-respected negotiator and litigator with a keen understanding of financial and business matters, is a principal and co-founder of Nusbaum & Parrino P.C., a boutique family law firm based in Westport, Conn.