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Alumni Association to Honor Louis Freeh, Justin Walder, Joseph Hayden, Jr. and Sara Manzano-Diaz at October 20 Awards Dinner

June 20, 2011 – 

The Alumni Association of Rutgers School of Law–Newark will celebrate the achievements of the Hon. Louis J. Freeh, Justin P. Walder, Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., and Sara Manzano-Diaz at its Annual Alumni Recognition Dinner, to be held on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville. Freeh, Walder and Hayden will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award and Manzano-Diaz will be honored with the Fannie Bear Besser Award for Public Service.

Freeh, a former judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and former Director of the FBI, is founder and senior managing partner of Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP. Walder and Hayden are members of the firm at Walder, Hayden & Brogan, P.A. Both Walder and Hayden have received numerous awards for professional excellence and have been recognized in New Jersey Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Manzano-Diaz, who has spent her career in public service advocating on behalf of working class families, women and girls, is Director of the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor.

What:  2011 Rutgers School of Law–Newark Alumni Association Annual Recognition Dinner 
Who:  Distinguished Alumni Award recipients Hon. Louis J. Freeh ’74, Justin P. Walder ’61, and Joseph A. Hayden, Jr. ’69, and Fannie Bear Besser Award for Public Service recipient Sara Manzano-Diaz ’84 
When:  6 pm, Thursday, October 20, 2011 
Where:  Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville, New Jersey