Fordham Law Honors Its Rising StarsApril 16, 2013
On April 10, Fordham Law held its annual Rising Star Awards, recognizing the achievements of alumni who have graduated within the past 15 years.
More than 60 alumni and friends gathered at a cocktail reception hosted by James E. Kellett ’88 at the offices of Crowley & Moring LLP to honor three graduates who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields.
Daniel F.X. Geoghan '99 was this year’s Private Practice recipient. Upon graduating from Fordham Law, Geoghan joined Gibbons P.C. in Newark, New Jersey. In 2001, he accepted an associate position with Togut Segal & Segal LLP, where he served as debtor’s counsel in some of the largest bankruptcies in history, including Enron Corporation, Chrysler L.L.C., General Motors Corporation, and Delphi Corporation. In November 2010, he joined Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP as a Partner. Additionally, he has served the Law School as a member of the Fordham Law Strategic Planning Taskforce and as Chair of the Steering Committee for the Fordham Law Alumni Association Restructuring Affinity Group.
As the Government, Public Interest, and Nonprofit recipient, the final honoree Sean K. O’Neill '98 has dedicated his career to the Foreign Service with
Fordham Law Dean Michael M. Martin delivered the opening and closing remarks.