Kathryn Carney Cole to Receive Long Island Business News’ 2015 “40 Under 40” Award
December 04, 2014
Kathryn (Katy) Carney Cole, counsel in Farrell Fritz’s commercial litigation department, has been selected by Long Island Business News as a “40 Under 40” award recipient for her leadership in business, support of Long Island’s not-for-profit organizations and commitment to the community. She will be honored at a gala on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY.
An accomplished litigator, Katy was the first female president of the Federal Bar Association’s Eastern District of New York Chapter. She is vice president on the board of St. John’s University School of Law Alumni Association and participates in the University’s Alumni Mentor Program. Katy is a member of Colgate University’s President’s Club and recently served as the Long Island Chairperson of Colgate’s Alumni Admissions Program. Katy has performed extensive pro bono work which led to her being named to The Special Commission on the Future of New York State Courts and The Fund for Modern Courts’ Task Force on the Family Courts.
Katy co-leads the eDiscovery practice group at Farrell Fritz, is a member of the Sedona Conference and is a member of The Cowen Group’s “Legal Innovation 2020”, an invitation-only working group focusing on independent, unbiased studies of the developments influencing the legal technology, eDiscovery, litigation support and information governance industry.
Katy has published articles that have appeared in the St. John’s Law Review, The Federal Lawyer and Nassau Lawyer and collaborated with the Honorable Richard C. Wesley on an article for the Cornell Law Journal.
Katy fundraises for Lead the Way Fund, a non-profit organization supporting disabled U.S. Army Rangers and the families of Rangers who have died, been injured or are currently serving around the world. Her involvement with this organization has led to her participation in triathlons and countless road races, including the 2014 NYC Marathon, through which she raised thousands of dollars from sponsor pledges. Katy also participated on the American Heart Association’s 2014 Go Red for Women Nassau County luncheon fundraising committee.
Katy has earned numerous awards while at Farrell Fritz. In 2011, she received Long Island Business News’ “Leadership in Law” award. In 2012, Katy was the recipient of St. John’s University School of Law’s Recent Graduate Service Award. She was named to Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars lists in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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