Law Society “Sushi Thai” Networking Dinner

Come join the Law Society on Friday, May 4th at 6pm at Sushi Thai for a
networking dinner with a wide range of professionals from various fields. This
will be a great opportunity to ask questions and receive advice about your
potential future. Sign up on Google Docs to reserve your seat!

The dinner will be attended by:

Dave Futterman (’87) is an Associate General Counsel and Managing Director at Bank of America, where he is responsible for litigation and regulatory inquiries. Prior to joining Bank of America, Dave practiced law at Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC and New York City and clerked for a federal judge. He is a 1993 graduate, magna cum laude, of the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Senior Notes & Comments Editor on the Georgetown Law Journal.

Joseph C. Small retired as Presiding Judge of the Tax Court of New Jersey in 2009. Prior to his 18 year judicial career he was a Deputy Attorney General of New Jersey and Chief Counsel to the Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation. He has practiced Tax Law with private firms in NYC and New Jersey. He was a research economist working on projects including investigations of the Negative Income Tax and Computerized Mass Real Estate Appraisals. He is a graduate of Williams College and the Columbia University Law School

Alice K. Small retired as the statutory head of procurement for the State of New Jersey in 2009. Prior to joining the State as a Deputy Attorney General in 2000, Alice had been a lawyer in private practice at a large New Jersey law firm, as well as two smaller, local law firms, and having clerked for a New Jersey Appellate Court judge and the New Jersey bankruptcy court. Alice received her law degree with honors from Rutgers University School of Law in the same year she celebrated her 25th reunion from Smith College. Prior to attending law school, she worked in publishing in New York City and as an administrator for Educational Testing Service and a local Princeton private economic research firm.

Drew Newman is a graduate of Williams and the American University Law School. He spent six months helping prosecute major felonies at the U.S. Attorney’s office and also interned at the White House and the Supreme Court. In addition, he spent three semesters in a legal clinic where he took a case from the initial intake interview through a trial and verdict in federal court. After law school, he clerked for various judges at the D.C. Court of Appeals for 18 months. Then, he moved to the D.C. Council, the city/state legislature for Washington, D.C., where he drafts and analyzes legislation, oversees agencies, and reviews budgets. He typically handle matters related to education, children’s health, food, personnel, or transportation. Last year, he also spent 6 months running a major investigation into the Mayor’s personnel practices.

John Noble, as director of the Williams Career Center since August of 2005, comes to Williams with 30 years of experience in career services, 20+ years as a director, at Harvard College, Duke University, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has also worked as an elementary school teacher and as an editor in the publishing industry. He is the author of several books and articles on job hunting and career planning. He enjoys helping students organize their thoughts about life after Williams and create strategic plans for a successful start to their careers. He also counsels students interested in teaching. John graduated with a bachelors degree from Harvard College and a master of science degree from Bank Street College of Education.