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Published on March 26, 2019 | by LawNews

Hofstra Law to Honor Outstanding Women in Law at 4th Annual Awards and Reception

The fourth annual Outstanding Women in Law Awards and Reception will be held on Monday, April 22, at 5:30 p.m. at RXR Plaza in Uniondale, New York. The event, which brings together judges, attorneys, business executives and professors, celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.

Judge Judy Sheindlin, former Manhattan Family Court Supervising Judge, is the Lifetime Achievement Honoree and Guest.

The Outstanding Women in Law Reception raises funds for programs of Hofstra Law, including the Center for Children, Families and the Law. This year’s reception is supported by the following sponsors (as of April 9):

OUTSTANDING WOMEN IN LAW EVENT SPONSOR

Liberty Maritime Corporation

OUTSTANDING WOMEN IN LAW AWARD SPONSOR

US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC)

CRUSADER FOR WOMEN

Anonymous

VIP COCKTAIL SPONSOR

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP

CHAMPION FOR WOMEN IN PUBLIC SERVICE

New York State Supreme Court Officers Association

VISIONARY FOR WOMEN

Cronin & Cronin Law Firm, PLLC

Barbara Ann Dillon ’09

Hofstra University

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN

Catalano Gallardo & Petropoulos, LLP

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker & Sharfstein, LLP

TABLE SPONSOR

Mahon, Mahon, Kerins & O’Brien, LLC

Miller & Milone, P.C.

Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt LLP

Judge Gail Prudenti, dean, and Hofstra Law are proud to recognize the following 2019 Outstanding Women in Law recipients:

JUDICIAL EXCELLENCE

The Honorable Margaret C. Reilly
Judge, Surrogate’s Court, Nassau County, State of New York Unified Court System

The Honorable Llinét M. Rosado
Supreme Court Justice, Civil Term, Bronx County, State of New York Unified Court System

The Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson
Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

COMMITMENT TO WOMEN IN LAW

Elaine M. Colavito
Partner, Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC
President, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association

Greta K. Kolcon
Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
President, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York

Dawn A. Lott
Executive Director, Suffolk County Human Rights Commission
President, Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association

Adrienne D. Williams ’83
Deputy Agency Chief Contracting Officer, New York City Department of Social Services
President, Queens County Women’s Bar Association

OUTSTANDING WOMEN IN LAW

Miriam R. Albert
Professor of Skills, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Esta Algava-Czik
Partner, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP

Susan Au Allen
National President and CEO, US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC)

Michele L. Babcock ’03
Managing Partner, Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP

Lynn A. Boccio ’78
Vice President, Strategic Business and Diversity Relations, Avis Budget Group

Krystal J. Brumfield
President and CEO, Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC)

Elexis Zoe Damianos
Corporate Counsel, Damianos Realty Group LLC

Donna L. Denton ’88
Senior Partner, Gutman, Mintz, Baker & Sonnenfeldt LLP

Barbara Ann Dillon ’09
Director of Human Resources and Administration, Long Island Power Authority

Jennifer A. Ecker
Partner, Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

Akilah N. Folami
Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Justina Geraci
Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York

Katherine A. Giovacco
Partner, Catalano Gallardo & Petropoulos, LLP

Susan L. Harper
Managing Director, New York/New Jersey, Bates Group, LLC

Laureen Harris
Partner, Cronin, Cronin, Harris & O’Brien, P.C.

Miriam Hyman ’77
Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Christie R. Jacobson ’06
Partner, Frazer & Feldman, LLP

Jaclyn Jean Jenkins ’08
Chief Deputy District Attorney, Umatilla County District Attorney’s Office, Oregon

Jennifer Juengst ’90
Assistant Town Attorney, Town of Smithtown

Melissa Kanas
Felony Trial Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County

Rebecca M. Katz ’90
Senior Counsel, Motley Rice LLC

Lisa Knee
Partner, EisnerAmper LLP

Eve Green Koopersmith
Partner/Director, Garfunkel Wild, P.C.

Donna-Marie Korth
Partner, Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP

Lynne Adair Kramer ’76
Director, Court Observation Program, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Denise R. Langweber ’82
Partner, Denise R. Langweber, L.L.P.

Tammy Rose Lawlor ’96
Partner, Miller & Milone, P.C.

Eileen H. Libutti
Managing Partner, Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP

Patricia C. Marcin
Partner, Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Risco Mention-Lewis ’93
Deputy Police Commissioner, Suffolk County Police Department

Fusae Nara ’91
Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Laura Miller Papa ’82
Managing Partner, Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt LLP

Marissa J. Pullano
Partner, Jaspan Schlesinger LLP

Tammy J. Smiley
Assistant District Attorney and Bureau Chief, Appeals Bureau, Nassau County District Attorney’s Office

Danielle Tricolla
Associate, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

EMERGING LEADERS

Sheila Ballato ’12
Associate Court Attorney, Supreme Court, Suffolk County

Meredith-Anne Berger ’14
Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Cara Cronin ’10
Partner, Cronin & Cronin Law Firm, PLLC

Laura M. Dorfman ’12
Assistant District Attorney, Queens County District Attorney’s Office

Julia L. Elmaleh-Sachs ’15
Associate, Wigdor LLP

Gabrielle Fox ’12
Associate, Proskauer Rose LLP

Amanda Rose Green
Associate, Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.

Caroline K. Hock
Associate, Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP

Imaan Moughal ’16
Associate, McLaughlin & Stern LLP

Marni B. Weiner ’15
Associate, Harris Beach PLLC

More information about the reception as well as ticket/sponsorship information can be found online at law.hofstra.edu/OWL.

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