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New York attorney Stacey Richman has emerged as a hip-hop heroine for representation of rappers in legal trouble, according to a leading music-industry magazine. XXL, which profiled her in a recent issue, reports that Stacey has represented Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Ja Rule, Kid Cudi and Freekey Zekey while working for her father 
Murray’s firm. “It’s great that there are celebrities and hip-hop personalities that have faith in me,” Stacey told the magazine. “I don’t consider myself a celebrity lawyer; I don’t consider myself a hip-hop lawyer. I’d like to be considered an excellent lawyer.” Scott Serels, a urologist at Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital, is an international expert in treating bladder control problems. A widely published author, Scott has taught courses for physicians on treatment for pelvic prolapse and incontinence and served as the featured speaker at annual international urological meetings. The Ruderman Family Foundation, headed by Jay Ruderman, made a $2.5 million grant to Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston to fund a groundbreaking program that places young adults with disabilities in jobs. According to Jay, there are some 25,000 disabled young adults aged 18–30 in Boston’s Jewish community who are capable of working if placed in the proper jobs. Jeff Roth, who operates Las Vegas Plastic Surgery, was included on Vegas Magazine’s prestigious “The List,” which includes movers and shakers in Las Vegas. He was one of a handful of doctors recognized along with industry leaders, entertainers and local heavyweights, including Sylvester Stallone, U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, Rihanna, Sugar Ray Leonard and Sean “Diddy” Combs. Mark Sukenik is an otolaryngologist and head/neck surgeon at South Florida ENT Associates. He holds an M.D. from Emory University.
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