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Laura Farber, Esq., Compliance Coordinator

Laura joined the firm as Compliance Coordinator in 2015.  Prior to CRM, she was a member of the International Legal Group at AllianceBernstein.  Laura received a BA from Fordham University and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.

Elizabeth Rooney, Esq., Assistant General Counsel

Elizabeth joined CRM in 2013. Elizabeth was most recently a part of Lowenstein Sandler and previously Dewey & LeBoeuf.  She has a BA from Georgetown University and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.

Steven A. Yadegari, Esq., Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel

Steve is the firm’s COO and Chief Compliance Officer. He also serves as the General Counsel and is a member of CRM’s Management Committee. Steve joined the firm in August 2005. Prior to CRM, he worked at K&L Gates and Proskauer. Steve also has served as Senior Counsel at the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission and is an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Steve is a past President of the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and is a past President of the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation, and former Chairman of the Board. Steve has received a BA from Brandeis University and earned his JD from the Cardozo School of Law.

Lisa Augello, Executive Assistant