Brendan Schulman

Q&A: Brendan Schulman

By Jeff Storey |

With the drone industry taking off, one lawyer who welcomed proposed regulations the FAA issued Sunday was Brendan Schulman, who leads an unmanned aircraft systems interdisciplinary practice group at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel and has two decades of hands-on experience with such aircraft, as a lawyer and a fan.

Donna Aldea

Q&A: Donna Aldea

By Jeff Storey |

Donna Aldea ended a 15-year career as a prosecutor in April 2013 to become a partner at a prominent criminal defense and civil rights law firm. She discusses appellate advocacy, her toughest cases, switching to the defense, and her continuing work defending the pre-arraignment interview program of the Queens District Attorney's Office.

Noah J. Hanft

Q&A: Noah Hanft

Noah Hanft retired in April from MasterCard, where he was general counsel and chief franchise officer, to become the new president and CEO for the International Institution of Conflict Prevention & Resolution, which promotes techniques for more effective alternatives to increasingly costly and burdensome litgation.

Southern District Judge Richard Berman

Meet the Judges: Southern District Judge Richard Berman

The judge discusses his philosophy about the role of a judge, how he was influenced by your pre-bench experience, and the role clerks play in running of chambers.

Howard Bressler

Q&A: Howard L. Bressler

By Jeff Storey |

Attorney Howard L. Bressler writes that in the summer of 2000, "life was good. Life was very good." Then he was diagnosed with cancer. Bressler, a special counsel at Kasowitz Benson, says that he refused to be defined by his illness. Lawyerlike, he began to research his life-threatening condition and strategies to beat it, which he writes about in "The Layman's Guide to Surviving Cancer: From Diagnosis Through Treatment and Beyond."