Uniondale, Long Island, New York, June 9, 2006 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that, effective June 5, 2006, David R. Schoenhaar and Jamie J. McFarland have joined the firm as 2006 summer associates. Through its Summer Associate Program, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek focuses on attracting outstanding law students from top law schools. The Summer Associate Program is an integral part of the firm’s recruiting effort and a foundation for hiring new associates.
David R. Schoenhaar recently finished his second year of law school and is in the top five percent of his class at Touro College Jacob D. Fuschsberg Law Center in Huntington, New York. He won a CALI Award for Academic Excellence and is a member of Law Review. Last summer, he served as Federal Judicial Clerkship Fellow for the Honorable Thomas Boyle, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, EDNY. David also worked for eight years as a project manager for Accenture in New York City in the fields of global management and strategic sourcing.
Jamie J. McFarland completed her second year at Fordham University School of Law in Manhattan, where she is a member of the Sports Law Forum and serves as a Symposium Editor. Last summer, Jamie worked as a summer associate with McGivney & Kluger; prior to that, she spent three years as an advertising account executive with J. Walter Thompson in New York City.
“Our summer associate program is designed to bring in talented, hardworking law students from top law schools,” said Elise Rippe, Director of Recruiting & Professional Development. “These summer associates have strong academic records, are heavily involved in community activities and have the professional experience we look for in our candidates. We are pleased to welcome them to our Firm.”
The Summer Associate Program at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek provides each law student participant with an opportunity to work on a variety of projects in different areas and practice groups.
For more than 35 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region's leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients' success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate and trusts & estates. Through its independent arm, Island Strategies, lobbying services are provided at all governmental levels. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.