Class Notes

UCLA School of Law alumni are doing great things in widely varied fields, demonstrating each day the wealth of opportunities afforded by a prestigious law degree. They are starting up entrepreneurial ventures, prosecuting and defending clientele in an astonishing variety of fields, working as judges and public servants, and serving our country. Catch up with your classmates here to find out their latest news, or submit your class notes! Please let us know if you would like to include news or a photo in current edition of the online and print versions of UCLA Law Class Notes at alum@law.ucla.edu.


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Class Notes - 1960s
  • Stewart Resnick ’62 , founder and chairman of Roll Global LLC, was named “Business Person of the Year” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. He and his wife Lynda Resnick received the publication’s Business Hall of Fame Awards for their work as business leaders and philanthropists in Los Angeles.
  • Ed Poll ’65 has created the first multiple listing website for the sale of law practices, lawbizregistry.com, to help lawyers buy and sell law practices. The third edition of his book, The Attorney & Law Firm Guide to The Business of Law, was recently released by the American Bar Association. The book was first published 20 years ago.
  • Ken Ziffren ’65 , a partner at Ziffren, Brittenham LLP and an adjunct professor at UCLA Law, was honored with Variety’s 2014 Legal Leadership Award. Calling him the “dean of entertainment lawyers,” the publication recognized Ken for his lifelong work on behalf of clients and his constructive past work as a labor mediator. Ken was also recently named the city’s new film czar by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. In this role, he is charged with helping to increase film and television production in California. He also was named one of the top entertainment lawyers in the country by The Hollywood Reporter in the magazine’s 2014 listing, and he was honored in June with the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award at the 44th Annual Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s “Beastly Ball.”
  • The Honorable Frances Rothschild ’66 was recently elevated by Governor Jerry Brown to a presiding justice position on the Second District Court of Appeal.
  • Kenneth Kleinberg ’67 , a founder and partner of Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo LLP, was named one of the top entertainment lawyers in the country by The Hollywood Reporter in the magazine’s 2014 listing.
  • The Honorable Louis Meisinger ’67 returned to ADR Services, Inc. after serving as a judge on the Los Angeles Superior Court since his appointment to the bench in 2008. He has earned recognition as one of the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Top 50 Neutrals, and he is also a founding partner of entertainment law firm Hill Wynne Troop & Meisinger.
  • Toby Rothschild ’69 is retiring after a 45-year career at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA). He has served as general counsel at LAFLA for the past 13 years. He plans to serve as a consultant and to continue his work in professional responsibility law.