Executive Staff and Division Chiefs

Executive Staff and Division Chiefs

Executive Staff

Muriel Goode-Trufant
Acting Corporation Counsel of the City of New York 

Eric Eichenholtz
Managing Attorney 

Ashley Iodice
Chief of Staff

Richard Dearing
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Appeals

Karlyne Fequiere
Chief Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Officer

Stephen Louis
Executive Assistant Corporation Counsel for Legal Counsel

Toshia McKnight
Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel for Criminal Justice

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

Jennie Nagle-Yndigoyen

Rachel Kaufman

Information Technology

Jonathan Pinn

John Hupper
Litigation Support and Information Management

Legal Divisions

Michelle Goldberg-Cahn
Administrative Law and Regulatory Litigation 

Gail Rubin
Affirmative Litigation

Richard Dearing

Richard Schulsohn
Commercial and Real Estate Litigation

Amrita Barth
Contracts and Real Estate

Betty Woo
Economic Development

Hilary Meltzer
Environmental Law

Karen Griffin
Ethics and Compliance

Jennifer Gilroy Ruiz
Family Court

Peter Farrell
General Litigation

Maxwell Leighton
Labor and Employment Law

Spencer Fisher
Legal Counsel

Albert Rodriguez
Municipal Finance

Nancy Savasta
Risk Management

Qiana Smith-Williams (Acting)
Special Federal Litigation

Rochelle Cohen
Tax and Bankruptcy Litigation

Fay Leoussis

Paul Zaragoza
Workers' Compensation