Bond Welcomes Seven Associate Trainees     

September 3, 2018

(Syracuse, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce the addition of seven associate trainees to the firm. Two associate trainees will be located in Albany, one in Buffalo and four in Syracuse.

Caitlin A. Anderson joins the firm’s Albany office. Caitlyn is a Phi Delta Phi graduate of William & Mary Law School and a summa cum laude graduate of Elmira College. Prior to joining Bond, Caitlin was an intern for Sen. Charles Schumer as well as a legal intern for the Virginia Department of Elections. 

Justin A. Reyes joins the firm’s Albany office. He is a graduate of Albany Law School where he was an editor for the Albany Law Review and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Justin completed an internship at the Defenders of Wildlife in Washington D.C. and was a law clerk at Bond prior to joining the firm.

Mary E. Aldrich joins the Buffalo office. She is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo Law School, where she was Associate Editor of the Buffalo Law Review, and SUNY Geneseo, graduating summa cum laude. Mary previously was a law clerk and legal assistant at two Western New York firms before joining Bond. 

Samantha E. Cirillo is resident in the firm’s Syracuse office. She received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and was a magna cum laude graduate of SUNY College at Cortland. Samantha was a law clerk at two law firms before joining Bond.

Melissa O. Rothbart, also resident in the Syracuse office, is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School and completed her undergraduate degree at The George Washington University. Melissa completed legal internships at The Southern Poverty Law Center in Miami, FL; the U.S. Department of Justice; and the United States Attorney’s Office.

Taylor E. Reynolds will be located in the Syracuse office. Taylor is a graduate of Cornell Law School and The University of Oklahoma. Taylor was a legal intern for the Cornell Law School Farmworker Legal Assistance Clinic; was a Harold Oaklander Fellow for the Legal Assistance of Western New York: and was a teaching assistant in legal writing for Cornell Law School. 

Andrew S. Rivera is in the firm’s Syracuse office. He is a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University where he was Associate Editor for the Albany Law Review, and received his Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Albany. Andrew interned at the Office of the United States Trustee, U.S. Department of Justice; Community Development Clinic; as well as at an insurance company and a law firm prior to joining Bond. 

In welcoming the new associate class, Suzanne Galbato, chair of Bond’s Associate Committee stated, “We are excited to have these seven associate trainees join us, and look forward to them getting started at Bond.” As they await admission to the bar, the associate trainees will rotate through the firm’s departments before settling into their practice areas. 

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