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Lia Fierro Joins Lachtman Cohen P.C.

July 28, 2020 /by /News

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Lachtman Cohen P.C. is pleased to announce that Lia E. Fierro has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Lia is a bright and talented attorney with almost a decade of experience servicing clients in the Hudson Valley.  She has focused her practice in the areas of business litigation, general corporate law, municipal law, health law, insurance defense and construction law, and has represented clients through all stages of litigation in New York state and federal courts.

The addition of Lia represents another important step in the firm’s growth as she strengthens our ability to both serve current clients and develop new opportunities in the Mid-Hudson Valley – one of New York State’s most vibrant business environments covering Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam and Sullivan counties – where Lia lives, will be based, and has a strong reputation as a passionate advocate and trusted advisor.

Lia earned her B.A. in Social Science from Hofstra University, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.  She earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where she served as a Note Editor for the American Journal of Law and Medicine and President of the Women’s Law Association. Lia also earned a Certificate in Women in Leadership from Cornell University.

Lia has been named an Upstate New York Rising Star in the field of Business Litigation by SuperLawyers® for the years 2017-2020.  She was previously selected as an Orange County Rising Star by Leadership Orange and the Junior League of Orange County in 2015 and was named Outstanding New Attorney by the Women’s Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties in 2013. 

Lia serves on the Executive Committee of the Orange County Citizens Foundation and is a Co-Chair of its Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce. Lia also serves on the Board of Directors of Leadership Orange and on her town’s Board of Assessment Review.