Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, proudly announces that partner Christine Malafi has been recognized by her peers for the second year in a row to be featured in The Best Lawyers in America. With this distinction, Malafi ranks among the top five percent of private practice attorneys nationwide as determined by a rigorous peer-review process.
For over three decades, the legal profession and the public have turned to Best Lawyers as one of the most credible measures of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on more than 7.4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. The Best Lawyers’ founding principle forms the basis of this transparent methodology: the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are. No fee or payment to participate is permitted.
Recognition by Best Lawyers symbolizes excellence, which Malafi embodies in her professional and personal pursuits. Malafi chairs the Corporate department at CMM, where she focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and complex transactions, and also maintains a busy Labor & Employment practice, serving in a general counsel role for many of the firm’s internationally based clients. Prior to joining CMM, Malafi earned the distinction of being the first woman and youngest person ever to serve as Suffolk County Attorney, where for eight years she focused on obtaining jury verdicts in favor of the County, enforcing anti-discrimination laws, and protecting children from harm.
In addition to her legal work, Malafi focuses on advancing the interests of women and girls. She serves on the Boards of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County and Natasha’s Justice Project, and is also a longtime Girls Inc. volunteer. A resident of North Babylon, Malafi also serves on the Boards of Directors of the American Red Cross on Long Island and Family Service League, as well as the Board of Governors of Touro Law School and the New York State Pro Bono Scholars Task Force.