Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP congratulates Senior Partner Christine Malafi on being recognized as one of the 25 Most Powerful People in Long Island Law. The LIBN Power 25 Lawyer List honors dedicated, accomplished attorneys who have persevered through challenges and positively shaped Long Island by making inspiring impacts on the lives of their clients and our region.
“Long Island Business News is proud to honor its 2022 Power 25 legal professionals who exemplify the region’s best and brightest legal minds and who show that they also give from their hearts,” said Joe Dowd, LIBN Editor & Associate Publisher. “Long Island’s top legal professionals generously donate their time to provide education and youth mentorship, support a diverse array of charitable initiatives and offer pro bono services for those in need. They are leaders in our communities, serving not only our businesses but also the needs of our youth, the elderly and those who special needs, working to make a difference and strengthen all of Long Island’s diverse populations.”
As Chair of the Corporate department, Malafi 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. Malafi has the unique perspective of being a corporate lawyer who spent the first half of her career as a trial court litigator and appellate attorney 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.
In addition to her legal work, Malafi serves on the Executive Board of Directors of Family Service League and the Board of Governors of Touro Law School. She has been featured in The Best Lawyers in America® in the category of Employment Law for five consecutive years and was recently recognized with a Leadership in Law Lifetime Achievement Award. Malafi has also been featured in the Long Island Business News Who’s Who in Labor Law section, was honored as one of the Top Outstanding Women in Law by the Center for Children, Families and the Law at Hofstra University, and was named to LIBN’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business.
Malafi is frequently quoted on various legal topics in Newsday and Long Island Business News. A sought-after presenter, she has given numerous lectures and presentations at business resource centers, education groups, and bar associations.