The Fund for Modern Courts presented the 2015 Cyrus R. Vance Tribute to New York City Corporation Counsel Zachary W. Carter at a breakfast event held on Tuesday April 7, 2015 at the Yale Club...Left to right: Milton Williams Jr.-FBC Executive Director and a partner at at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard; Zachary Carter and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr...040715. Zachary Carter.

Corporation Counsel Zachary W. Carter announced that the Law Department hired 35 Family Court attorneys and 24 attorneys in the Tort Division in August. Another 19 new attorneys started Tuesday.

They are: Tyler Abboud, University of North Carolina School of Law, Family Court; Alexandra Adams, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Family Court; Elida Alfaro, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Family Court; Marissa Allis, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Kevin Andrade, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Family Court; Nicole Atlak, St. John’s University School of Law, Family Court; Sabrina Ball, New York Law School, tort; Monique Baptist, New York Law School, Family Court; Clayton Bowman, Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Family Court; Christina Brennan, St. John’s University School of Law, Family Court; Stephanie Canner, St. John’s University School of Law, Family Court; Danielle Cipollina, New York Law School, tort; Danielle Clayton, Brooklyn Law School, tort; Stephanie De Angelis, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, special federal litigation; Charles Diamond, Brooklyn Law School, tort; Danny Duong, Brooklyn Law School, tort; Leo Ernst, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, labor and employment law; and Leah Frankel, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, tort.

The new lawyers include: Lacey Garnett, New York Law School, Family Court; Olivia Gerth, Georgetown University Law Center, Family Court; Timothy Gumaer, Tulane University Law School, labor and employment law; Andrew Heighington, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Family Court; Luisa Hernandez, Washington and Lee School of Law, tort; Patricia Hines, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, tort; and Jennifer Y. Hwang, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, labor and employment law; Cesar Irigoyen, Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Family Court; Sadijah Johnson, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Family Court; Zachary Kalmbach, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, special federal litigation; Ankit Kapoor, Brooklyn Law School, tort; Stavroula Katsihtis, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Family Court; and Oliver Katz, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, labor and employment law.

Also hired were: Mandeep Kaur, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Family Court; Julee Rieu Kelly, Brooklyn Law School, tort; Dana Kurtti, St. John’s University School of Law, Family Court; Joanna Kusio, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Alexander Lange, William & Mary Law School, tort; Michele Lee, Brooklyn Law School, tort; Patrick MacDonell, New York Law School, Family Court; Giancarlo Martinez, Brooklyn Law School, special federal litigation; Sarah Martinez, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Caitlin McKeown, Tulane University Law School, Family Court; J. Ray Mechmann, St. John’s University School of Law, special federal litigation; Alexandra Megna , New York Law School, Family Court; Ryan Memoli, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Remi Milnes, Brooklyn Law School, Family Court; and Cory Morano, St. John’s University School of Law, tort.

Also hired were: Tariqua Morrison, University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, tort; Carly Muth, New York Law School, Family Court; J.D. Naphor, New York Law School, tort; Tasherra Newbill, Howard University School of Law, Family Court; Chanel Noblin, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, tort; Erin Novak, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Gregory O’Brien, Fordham University School of Law, tort; Christina Oddo, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Brielle Oshinsky, Brooklyn Law School, Family Court; Samantha Pallini, Syracuse University College of Law, special federal litigation; Nicolette Pellegrino, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, special federal litigation; Eleni Perdikakis, The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Family Court; Stefano Perez , New York Law School, special federal litigation; Tashmin Rahman, Brooklyn Law School, tort; J. Sebastian Restrepo, CUNY School of Law, tort; Gabrielle Rosenblum, Northeastern University School of Law, Family Court; Lauren Rubin, Boston University School of Law, Family Court; Jacob Samuels-Kalow, Fordham University School of Law, tort; Yekaterina Sapson, New York Law School, tort; Monaliza Seepersaud, Emory University School of Law, labor and employment law and Erin Shea, Syracuse University College of Law, Family Court.

The new hires include: Ashima Talwar, The George Washington University Law School, corporation counsel honors fellow; Kirsten Tamayo, CUNY School of Law , Family Court; Daniel Tarolli, University of North Carolina School of Law, tort; Stephanie Vilella Alonso, American University Washington College of Law, special federal litigation; Shani Walker, Penn State Law, tort; Andrew Weisberg, New York Law School, Tort; Aaron Wiener, Boston University School of Law, tort; Alexandra Yacyshyn, St. John’s University School of Law, Family Court; M. Adil Yaqoob, Vanderbilt Law School, labor and employment law; and Samara Yousif, CUNY School of Law, tort.