Welcome 2020 Fellows

Group photo of Fellows standing in front of Otsego Lake, Cooperstown, New York

The following Fellows have been elected by The Foundation Board of Directors for 2020 and have accepted this distinguished honor:

First Judicial District

  • Hon. Ariel Belen, New York City (JAMS) ~ Joined as a Maryann Saccomando Freedman Circle Fellow
  • Vivian Berger, New York City (Vivian Berger, Esq.)
  • Mark J. Bunim, New York City (Case Closure)
  • Sheryl P. Giugliano, New York City (Diamond McCarthy LLP)
  • Jill Miller, New York City (Jill Miller & Associates, PC)
  • Abigail J. Pessen, New York City (Dispute Resolution Services)
  • Jill Pilgrim, New York City (Pilgrim & Associates)
  • Dani Schwartz, New York City (Wachtel Missry LLP)
  • Kathleen A. Scott, New York City (Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP) ~Joined as a Life Fellow
  • Richard F. Ziegler, New York City (AcumenADR LLC)

Second Judicial District

  • Andrea E. Bonina, Brooklyn (Bonina & Bonina, P.C.)
  • Armena D. Gayle, Brooklyn

Ninth Judicial District

  • Jeffrey Battistoni, Poughkeepsie (Van DeWater & Van DeWater LLP)
  • Timothy G. McNamara, Hawthorne (Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewberry LLP)