Executive Staff and Division Chiefs

Executive Staff and Division Chiefs

Executive Staff

Georgia M. Pestana
Corporation Counsel of the City of New York (Acting)

Muriel Goode-Trufant
Managing Attorney

Steven Stein Cushman
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Commercial Law

Ashley Iodice
Chief of Staff

Richard Dearing
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Appeals

Sosimo Fabian
Equal Employment Opportunity Officer

Thomas Giovanni
Deputy Executive Assistant for Juvenile Justice Policy

Stephen Louis
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Legal Counsel

Nicholas Paolucci
Director of Public Affairs and Press Secretary

Kate O’Brien Ahlers
Director of Internal Communications

June Witterschein
Director of Professional and Organizational Development

Lillian Evans
Director of Legal Recruitment


Division Chiefs


Support Divisions & Units

Kenneth Majerus
Administration

Sandra Metallo-Barragan
E-Discovery

Intekhab Shakil
Information Technology

Jonathan Pinn
Operations

John Hupper
Litigation Support and Information Management


Legal Divisions

Sheryl Neufeld
Administrative Law and Regulatory Litigation 

Gail Rubin
Affirmative Litigation

Richard Dearing
Appeals

Nancy F. Brodie
Commercial & Real Estate Litigation

Amrita Barth
Contracts & Real Estate

Betty Woo
Economic Development

Hilary Meltzer
Environmental Law

Jennifer Gilroy Ruiz
Family Court

Thomas Crane
General Litigation

Eric Eichenholtz
Labor & Employment Law

Stephen Louis
Legal Counsel

Albert Rodriguez
Municipal Finance

Patricia Miller
Special Federal Litigation

Vincent D'Orazio
Tax & Bankruptcy Litigation

Fay Leoussis
Tort

Paul Zaragoza
Workers' Compensation