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Lorin Reisner, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s deputy head of enforcement, left the agency to take a job as a top federal prosecutor in New York. Lorin became the chief of the criminal division for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Lorin, who joined the SEC in 2009, led the efforts on some of the agency’s highest-profile cases to come from the financial crisis, including the $550 million settlement with Goldman Sachs over claims it misled investors. Before joining the SEC, he had been a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton for 13 years. Congratulations to Lance Kawesch, who was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2011 national edition of Super Lawyers in the practice fields of business and corporate law. Lance, who is managing partner at Kawesch Law Group, has been named a Super Lawyer in Massachusetts for many years. Pavlik Mintz received an M.B.A. with high distinction from Bentley University on May 20, 2011. He recently accepted a position with Collaborative Consulting in Burlington, Mass., as a lead consultant/project manager. Jamie Diament-Golub recently returned from a humanitarian pediatric dental mission to Guatemala with Kids International Dental Services. Jamie, an assistant clinical professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, spent a week in Panajachel, a small community on Lake Atitlan, with a group of undergraduate dental students and other committed health-care workers in local Mayan villages. They treated hundreds of local children, providing dental extractions or fillings and ridding many children of oral pain. Spencer Sherman writes, “The company I founded, Abacus Wealth Partners, has opened an office in New York City. Along with LA, the Bay Area and Philadelphia, we are happy to be in the Big Apple. We provide fee-only financial planning and ultra-diversified investment management  to clients all across the country.” Susanne Klingenstein organized “The Vilna Ghetto Theatre: Jewish Songs from Yiddish Poems,” staged on Sept. 6, 2011, exactly 70 years after the ghetto was created. The program, which was held at Goethe-Institut, a German cultural center in Boston, featured songs from revue shows that were written and performed by prisoners in the ghetto, who climbed onto a stage and sang after 10 hours of hard labor. “I don’t want to look at the prison situation. I don’t want sentimentality. I want to show these are works of art, even outside the context,” Susanne told the Jewish Advocate. “I want people to understand what was destroyed inside the ghetto.” Susanne teaches the philosophy and history of medical culture at Harvard Medical School.

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