Porzio Welcomes Christina Bonne-Année Donat to Wealth Preservation Practice Group


MORRISTOWN, N.J. (July 10, 2023) -- Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. (Porzio) is pleased to announce the addition of Judge Christina Bonne-Année Donat to its Wealth Preservation Group. Judge Donat is known for her work in school and corporate restructuring, diversity equity and inclusion development and civil rights litigation. She has 10 years of experience in financial consulting, leading efforts to enhance efficiency, spearhead alignments and achieve complete cost transparency for multi-million dollar companies. In 2013, Judge Donat became an Administrative Law Judge in New York, where she has presided over Medicaid hearings ranging from issues regarding Medicaid eligibility to managed long-term care, clinical services, and nursing homes. The addition of Judge Donat will greatly enhance Porzio's existing Wealth Preservation capabilities. 

Porzio's Managing Principal, Vito A. Gagliardi, Jr., said, "We are so delighted to welcome Judge Donat to the firm. Her experience in financial restructuring is extensive, and her work in diversity, equity and inclusion is a perfect match for our firm culture. It is a pleasure to welcome Judge Donat to the Wealth Preservation group and to the Porzio family as a whole." 

"Judge Donat is someone I have known and respected for a long time, and I am excited to work alongside her as my colleague on the Wealth Preservation Team. While she may be more well-known for her DEI and civil rights work, Judge Donat is also an experienced and sharp financial consultant who will be a tremendous asset to our practice," said Wealth Preservation practice group chair Crystal West Edwards. 

Judge Donat earned her bachelor’s degree in history and French from New York University, and her J.D. from the Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law. She has served on various boards earning her numerous accolades including citations from the Office of the President Borough of Brooklyn, Eric Adams, New York City Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams, and New York State Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn. She was also honored by Congresswoman Yvette Clark with a certificate of U.S. Congressional Recognition.

About Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, PC. 
Founded in 1962, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman is a full-service law firm with over 90 lawyers throughout offices in Morristown, NJ; Trenton, NJ; Ocean City, NJ; New York, NY; Westborough, MA; Wilmington, DE; Philadelphia, PA; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The firm is committed to serving clients, providing high-quality work, and achieving results through legal strategy, advocacy, technology, and consulting services offered through the law firm and its two wholly-owned subsidiary companies. The firm provides legal services in corporate, employment, litigation, bankruptcy and restructuring, intellectual property and trademark, real estate, and other areas to businesses of all sizes ranging from start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations, including public and private organizations.


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