Board & Staff

Lawyers for Children America, Inc.

National Board of Directors

Chairperson

Adam F. Haimo, Esq.
Smith Currie & Hancock LLP
Fort Lauderdale, FL

President

John C. Pitblado, Esq.
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt LLP
Hartford, CT

Board of Directors

Zoë Baird (Chairperson Emeritus)
The Markle Foundation, Inc.
New York, NY

Devon Fagel, MD, JD (Honorary Member)
Yale School of Medicine
Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy

Marilyn Fagelson
Murtha Cullina
New Haven, CT

Thomas E. Glick, Esq.
Center for Conflict Resolution, Inc.
North Miami, Florida

Anastasia D. “Stasia” Kelly, Esq. (Honoray Member)
DLA Piper LLP
Washington, DC

Daniel L. Leyton, Esq.
Kravitz Talamo & Leyton
Miami, FL

Steven Marans, Ph.D., Director (Honorary Member)
National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
Yale University Medical School, Child Study Center
New Haven, CT

 

Mariana Michelsen
O’Connell & Goldberg
Hollywood, FL

Melissa Pallett-Vasquez
Bilzin Sumberg
Miami, FL

Tobias Cushing, J.D., LL.M.
Zurich Insurance
Hartford, CT

Audrey Pumariega
McDermott, Will & Emery
Miami, FL

Sarah Levy Rochman, Esq.
McDermott Will & Emery
Miami, FL

Kyle Teal, Esq.
Gunster
600 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL

Brandon Rose
AXS Lawgroup
Hartford CT

Ben Nissim, JD
The Hartford
Hartford, CT

Robyn Abbate, Esq.
Wiggin & Dana
Hartford, CT

Sharad Samy
General Counsel
The Common Fund
Wilton, CT 06897

Lynn Neils, Esq.
Foley Hoag
New York, NY

Jonathan Small, JD
Partner
Robinson & Cole
Hartford, CT

Staff Contacts

Priscilla Pappadia
Executive Director
pappadiap@lawyersforchildrenamerica.org

Debra Cohen
Program Director
cohend@lawyersforchildrenamerica.org

Tiffany Riva
Development & Communications Director
rivat@lawyersforchildrenamerica.org