Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is pleased to announce Senior Partner Christine Malafi has been selected by Long Island Business News as an honoree of the 2023 Leadership in Law Awards. This award recognizes dedicated individuals whose leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has had a positive impact on Long Island. Recipients of these awards demonstrate outstanding achievements, involvement in their profession and support of the community. Malafi accepted her award at the Leadership in Law Awards Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club on November 16.

Malafi chairs the Corporate Department at CMM, which Forbes has recognized as a Top Corporate Law Firm in America. She has led the CMM legal team in closing countless M&A deals worth billions of dollars. She has vast experience advising on both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions in a variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, education, healthcare, and professional service sectors. Malafi is particularly adept at working closely and strategically with clients’ other professional advisors, including accountants, bankers, and M&A advisors, as well as forging those critical relationships for clients based on the deep network of relationships she has cultivated over years in the business.

Malafi has the unique perspective of being a corporate lawyer who spent the first half of her career as a litigator with extensive experience in municipal, insurance coverage, and fraud issues. She brings her deep understanding of litigation and the court system to all aspects of her corporate work and uses this experience to help protect clients from a variety of critical angles.