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GOLD Group Leadership

Leadership for the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Group

The GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Group is an arm of the UB Law Alumni Association focused on encouraging participation and involvement by recent School of Law graduates in the Law Alumni Association and its programs and events. The GOLD Group organizes educational, social and networking opportunities catering to the growth, development and integration of recent graduates into the legal community.


Sarah M. Washington '16
National Fuel Gas Distribution

Samuel A. Alba '14
Friedman & Ranzenhofer

Andrea K. DiLuglio '15
Immediate Past-President
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Ari M. Goldberg '17
Associate, Barclay Damon LLP

Erin K. Ewell '17
Wilder & Linneball, LLP

Joseph G. Trapp '16

Greco Trapp, PLLC

Alexander D. Vilardo '18

Colligan Law LLP

Board of Directors

Mohammed Alam '20
Hodgson Russ LLP

Earl K. Cantwell '14
Aleron Group

Erin K. Ewell '17
Wilder & Linneball, LLP

Robert C. Freeman '18
Nesper, Ferber, DiGiacomo, Johnson & Grimm, LLP

Ari M. Goldberg ‘17
Barclay Damon LLP 

Laura A. Groschadl ‘12
Principal Law Clerk, New York Court of Appeals

Kerisha H. Hawthorne-Greer '14
Erie County Dept. of Social Services

Justin D. Jones ’17
Law Office of Kenneth Hiller

Natalia Marte '20
NYS Supreme Court
Appellate Division, 4th Dept

Caitlin E. O’Neil '15
Connors LLP

Todd J. Potter, Jr. '15
Law Office of Todd J. Potter Jr.

Emily M. Rudroff '15
MOOG Industrial Group

Daniel P. Schaus '18
Schaus & Schaus LLP

Sarah E. Schulz '14
Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will LLP

Adelina E. Simpson '18
Simpson & Simpson, PLLC

Joseph G. Trapp '16
Greco Trapp, PLLC
Founder & CEO of Third Estate Ventures and Third Estate Analytics

Lisa M. Zaccagnino '19
Barclay Damon LLP

Alexander D. Vilardo '18
Colligan Law LLP

Henry A. Zomerfeld '14
Hodgson Russ LLP