Last night, the Restructuring & Bankruptcy group hosted their summer associate event at Two Chefs.  We were able to cook together (supervised by professionals, of course) and get to know each other a little better.  We stayed on task because Chef Jose told us if we didn’t cook, we weren’t eating!


souffle team

Jay Sakalo & Shalia Sakona on the souffle team

Amy and Veronica crab cakes

Amy Podolsky & Veronica Gordon show off their crab cakes

Dan salmon

Dan Gielchinsky makes salmon skewers

David and Mindy risotto

David De La Flor and Mindy Mora make risotto

JMS souffle making

Jay Sakalo is in souffle making mode

making crab cakes

Veronica Gordon and Amy Podolsky prepare crab cakes

Michael scallops

Michael Levine serves scallops


Souffle: The Perfect End to dinner!

Wednesday evening, Bilzin Sumberg hosted a wine and cheese event for all of the firms’ employees to enjoy.  This is not an event that is hosted solely for the summer associates; instead, this is a gathering that is hosted every few months for casual mingling, eating and drinking amongst the attorneys and staff.  We

As part of the Summer Associate Program, we provide opportunities for summer associates to form personal relationships with attorneys through social events.  The social aspect of the program sets the stage for bonding, team building, learning about practices in a more relaxed environment and maybe even some friendly competition.

Each practice group hosts an