The Cardozo Alumni General Counsel Practice Group consists of alumni working as general counsel for corporations. The group's goal is to focus on relevant issues in the practice area while connecting alumni to each other and students.

For more information on upcoming events and how to get involved, please contact Erin Handler, Associate Director of Alumni Affairs, at or 212.790.0378.

General Counsel Practice Group Committee

Inna Barmash ’07, Chair
General Counsel


Kerry Acocella ’05
Corporate Counsel
Lindblad Expeditions

Stephanie Knepper Basman ’08
Counsel and Principal
SKA Marin

Megan E. Brown ’02
BET Networks

Michelle Chu ’15
Havas Health

Marci Frankenthaler ’94
Director of Business and Legal Affairs, Associate General Counsel
WisdomTree Investments, Inc.

Paulo Victor Freire ’16
Director of the Legal Center and Executive Assistant of the President
The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce

Jessica Goldstein ’13
Associate Counsel
Diamonds International

Kate Hayes ’13
Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs
Marvel Entertainment, LLC

Melissa Heller ’14
Intellectual Property Attorney
Sabety + Associates PLLC

Elana M. Jacob ’12
Counsel, Strategic Partnerships
American Express Company

Aaron Kleinmann ’12
Senior Manager, Bank Litigation
Capital One Legal Department

Rayna McKenzie ’16
Counsel, Enterprise Security Solutions

Alissa Makower ’92
Vice President, Senior Counsel
CBS Corporation

Lindsay Donn Mann ’13
In-House Counsel
Calvin Klein

Matthew R. Maron ’04
Assistant General Counsel-Litigation
Trump Organization

Maria Cecilia Menghini ’10
Legal Counsel
Partners Group (USA) Inc.

Divya Mittal ’08
Senior Counsel
Ambridge Partners LLC

Natalie Newman ’05
Assistant General Counsel
Michael Kors

Brian N. Pham ’13
Legal Counsel
NICE Actimize

Roger L. O’Sullivan ’02
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Cogstate Inc.

Lindsay Shain ’05
Vice President, Compliance and Trade Relations Counsel
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Elchonon Shagalov ’10
General Counsel & VP for Legal Affairs
Diamonds International

Huseina Sulaimanee ’11
The Trade Desk

Suzen Baraka Sweeney ’12
Vice President, Recovery & Resolution Planning -Americas

Peter M. Ziemba ’82
Executive Vice President-Business and Legal Affairs, Chief Legal Officer
WisdomTree Investments, Inc.