Career Bio

Career Bio


  • Accomplished executive with extensive experience with risk management, compliance, corporate disclosure, and sustainability issues for public companies as a senior consultant with Ernst & Young and own firm.
  • Global leadership position as VP/Assistant General Counsel for Pfizer Inc; led a 48 person, $17MM team supporting transactions, operational implementation, compliance assurance, stakeholder engagement during both dynamic company growth and contraction.
  • Board Director experience on six national, state and local not-for-profit boards including the Environmental Law Institute and New York League of Conservation Voters. Skilled in strategy development and succession planning. Recognized community leader.
  • Sought-after speaker, educator, author. Academic experience at several major universities including graduate programs at Columbia University and Hofstra University.


Ernst & Young Lead, Life Sciences, Sustainability Services Practice 2013-15

Casazza Herman, LLC Managing Director, 2008-13, Present

Pfizer Inc Various positions culminating in VP/Assistant General Counsel, Global EHS function 1989-2007

Clapp and Eisenberg Law Firm Associate 1987-89

US Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Regional Counsel, 1984-87 & Environmental Scientist, 1979-81


Baccalaureate in Biology/Ecology
Rutgers College, Rutgers University

Juris Doctorate
Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University

Pfizer Inc. Legal Leadership Series
Stern Business School, NYU

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