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    02.12.15 REFinBlog Expands Scope with New Fellows
    Serenna McCloud Shea Cunningham

    REFinBlog.com, the blog created and edited by Professor David Reiss to cover real estate finance, has added new fellows Shea Cunningham ’16 and Serenna McCloud ’16 to its staff. They will be known as Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) REFinBlog Fellows. REFinBlog is a member of the Law Professor Blogs Network.

    The REFinblog Fellows will provide a daily report of news important to the real estate finance sector. They will review dozens of industry newsletters, blogs, and listservs and post a daily roundup of relevant cases, enforcement actions, regulations, articles, and reports on areas of real estate finance. This new service will complement the in-depth analysis of important issues already provided by the blog.

    The daily report will be published Monday through Friday and focus on a different topic each day:

    • Monday: Adjudications (Court & Administrative Decisions)
    • Tuesday: Regulatory & Legislative Updates
    • Wednesday: Objective Academic Research
    • Thursday: Advocacy & Think Tank Roundup
    • Friday: Government Reports & Weekly Roundup

    About the new REFinBlog contributors

    Shea Cunningham ’16 graduated from College of Charleston cum laude in 2012. She took a year off between college and law school to work as a legal assistant at a boutique real estate law firm in Rochester, NY. Shea is a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, a recipient of the Sylvia W. Goldstein Scholarship, and a member of the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law. She currently works as an extern in the real estate department of Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP. She is interested in residential and commercial real estate development.

    Serenna McCloud ’16 graduated SUNY Cortland magna cum laude in 2002, and the NYU SCPS Paralegal Certificate program in 2011. Prior to law school, she had a career as an administrative and legal assistant in various industries including higher education, intellectual property and financial services. Serenna is an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Fellow, President of CUBE Consultation Center, and a member of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law. She currently interns at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and has interned in the past for the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Alternatives Federal Credit Union, in Ithaca N.Y. She is particularly interested in the securitization of real estate mortgages and economic development.

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