Executive Staff and Division Chiefs

Executive Staff and Division Chiefs

Executive Staff

Georgia M. Pestana
Corporation Counsel of the City of New York

Steven Stein Cushman
First Assistant Corporation Counsel

Muriel Goode-Trufant
Managing Attorney

Ashley Iodice
Chief of Staff

Richard Dearing
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Appeals

Eric Eichenholtz
Chief Assistant for Employment Policy and Litigation

Karlyne Fequiere
Chief Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Officer

Stephen Louis
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Legal Counsel

Sheryl Neufeld
Chief Assistant for Regulatory Law and Policy

Nicholas Paolucci
Director of Public Affairs and Press Secretary

Kate O’Brien Ahlers
Director of Internal Communications and Special Projects

June Witterschein
Director of Professional and Organizational Development

Lillian Evans
Director of Legal Recruitment


Division Chiefs


Support Divisions and 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

Michelle Goldberg-Cahn
Administrative Law and Regulatory Litigation 

Gail Rubin
Affirmative Litigation

Richard Dearing
Appeals

Richard Schulsohn
Commercial and Real Estate Litigation

Amrita Barth
Contracts and Real Estate

Betty Woo
Economic Development

Hilary Meltzer
Environmental Law

Jennifer Gilroy Ruiz
Family Court

Thomas Crane
General Litigation

Andrea O'Connor
Labor and Employment Law

Stephen Louis
Legal Counsel

Albert Rodriguez
Municipal Finance

Patricia Miller
Special Federal Litigation

Vincent D'Orazio
Tax and Bankruptcy Litigation

Fay Leoussis
Tort

Paul Zaragoza
Workers' Compensation