Family Service League is proud to announce the election of Christine Malafi, Esquire, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Malafi is a Partner at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP (CMM), a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton. She chairs the firm’s Corporate department, one of the most robust teams in the New York region. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and labor and employment matters, as well as municipal, insurance coverage, and fraud issues. She represents buyers and sellers in multimillion dollar transactions and serves in a general counsel role for many of CMM’s internationally-based clients. Ms. Malafi holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for attorneys with respect to legal ability and ethical standards. She has received much additional recognition for her legal work and community involvement including Best Lawyers in America, Leadership in Law, Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business, a Girl’s Inc. Butterfly Award, and Top Outstanding Women in the Law from Hofstra University.
Prior to joining CMM, Ms. Malafi made history as the first woman and youngest person to serve as Suffolk County Attorney. In that position she focused on obtaining jury verdicts in favor of the County, enforcing anti-discrimination laws, and protecting children from harm. A graduate of Dowling College and Touro Law Center, where she serves on the Board of Governors, she has lectured extensively on municipal issues, insurance coverage issues, and claim handling, and has taught classes on litigation, legal research, and writing. In addition to her new Board role with FSL, Ms. Malafi also serves on the boards of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County and Natasha’s Justice Project. Ms. Malafi and her sons reside in North Babylon, New York.
“We are proud to welcome Christine Malafi, Partner at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, to the Family Service League Board of Directors. We feel that her integrity and expertise in law and business, combined with her advocacy of social service programs, will be an asset to our organization as we plan for the future.” – Karen Boorshtein, FSL President & CEO