Outstanding Women in Law

Photo of Awards

Outstanding Women in Law

Awards and Garden Party

Celebrating women who have made
meaningful and inspiring contributions
to the legal community

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 4-7 p.m.
Roosevelt Hall Quad, Hofstra University

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

Lifetime Achievement Honoree and Special Guest Speaker
Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
In a Virtual Conversation With Judge Gail Prudenti

Hosted by
Judge Gail Prudenti

Proceeds support the programs of Hofstra Law, including the Center for Children, Families and the Law, as part of Hofstra Law’s 50th Anniversary and Vision 2020 Campaign.

Virtual Event

Virtual Journal


Irene Angelakis ’07
Law Offices of Irene Angelakis, P.C.

Sophia Arzoumanidis ’16
Associate Attorney
Quatela Chimeri PLLC

Susan Axelrod ’89
Chief Supervisory Officer
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Amy E. Bedell ’02
Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP

Hana Boruchov
Boruchov, Gabovich & Associates, P.C.

Sandra P. Burgos
ADA and Special Assistant to District Attorney Madeline Singas
District Attorney’s Office of Nassau County

Cameron M. Catrambone ’17
Associate Attorney
Cona Elder Law PLLC

Julie Min Chayet
Managing Director and Private Client Advisor
Bank of America Private Bank

Jane Chen ’17
Associate Attorney
Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Ann M. Cook ’98
Deputy General Counsel for Disputes
Ernst & Young LLP

Nicole Epstein ’15
Senior Associate
Gerstman Schwartz LLP and Gotham Government Relations & Communications

Laura E. Evangelista ’92
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Ericka Fang ’09
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Honorable Fern A. Fisher
Special Assistant for Social Justice Initiatives to the Dean
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Kaitlyn E. Flynn ’14
Associate Attorney
Rivkin Radler LLP

Joan Gilmore ’77
Former Director of Litigation Services/Law and Regulation
Allstate Insurance Company

Katerina Grinko
Associate Attorney
Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP

Deirdre Hay
Director, Graduate Legal Studies Career Advising
Cornell Law School

Tanya Hobson-Williams
Hobson-Williams, P.C.

Ellen F. Kessler ’86
Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Hanna E. Kirkpatrick
Associate Attorney
Jaspan Schlesinger LLP

Brandi P. Klineberg ’03
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

Jennifer N. Levy
The Legal Aid Society

Jeanine T. Margiano ’03
Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP

Tracey Meyer ’05
Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Matters
Ross Stores, Inc.

Lisa Monticciolo ’89
Dean of Students and Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Hilary Moreira ’09
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

Carmen Pagan-Ortiz ’00
Of Counsel,
Blank Rome LLP

Felicia Pasculli
Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP

YuhTyng Patka ’07
Duval & Stachenfeld LLP

Monica Pham ’11
Senior Director

Christina M. Rosas ’03
Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C.

Deborah G. Rosenthal
Rosenthal, Attorneys at Law, P.C.

Honorable Jeanette Ruiz
Administrative Judge
New York City Family Court

Rebecca Sassouni ’95
Rebecca Sassouni, Esq., PLLC

Pamela Silverblatt ’85
Senior Vice Chancellor for Labor Relations
The City University of New York

Brooke Shapiro
Vice President & General Counsel
Liberty Maritime Corporation

Rebecca Sklar ’13
Associate Attorney
Certiman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP

Shari Lee Sugarman
Sugarman Law PC

Catherine Taylor
Citrin Cooperman

Kimberly Trueman ’12
Burner Law Group, P.C.

Helene M. Weiss ’16
Associate Attorney
Levy Konigsberg LLP

Carolyn Reinach Wolf ’86
Executive Partner
Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf, & Carone, LLP 

Honorable Hope Schwartz Zimmerman ’86
Former Supervising Judge of the Matrimonial Parts
New York State Supreme Court, Nassau County

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Proceeds from the Outstanding Women in Law Reception support the programs of Hofstra Law, including the Center for Children, Families and the Law, as part of Hofstra Law’s 50th Anniversary and Vision 2020 Campaign. This year’s reception is supported by the following sponsors:

Outstanding Women in the Law Event Sponsor

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP

Champion for Women in Public Service

New York State Court Officers Association

Advocate for Women

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Genser Cona Elder Law

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorft, LLP

Past Honorees

Contact Us

For more information, contact Amy Brown at 516-463-2797 or send an email.