Adjunct Professor of Law
Christine Malafi D'Amaro has been Senior Corporate Counsel at Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. since January 2012. From January 2004 to December 2011, she was the Suffolk County Attorney. As Suffolk County Attorney, Christine oversaw 67 lawyers and over 50 support staff members, and she had charge of all the law business of the County and its agencies, including prosecuting and defending all civil actions brought by or against the County and all of its officials, and advising all elected officials and County departments. In February 2006, she was named one of Long Island Business News' 40 Rising Stars under 40, and in October 2008, the Suffolk County Department of Law received the 2008 Children's Advocate of the Year Award from the Marcie Mazzola Foundation, recognizing the advocacy of her office's Family Court Bureau. Before joining the County, she was a partner at Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles & Kaufman, in Melville. She received her JD, magna cum laude, from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and her bachelor's degree from Dowling College.