Albany Business Review's 2024 Power 50 List Features Alumnae and Faculty

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Albany Law School is proud to celebrate faculty and alumnae named to the fourth Albany Business Review Power 50 list. According to the Business Review, this year's list "focuses on the influential women leading and making critical decisions in some of the region's most prominent companies." Of the 50 influential women named on the 2024 Power 50 list, four are Albany Law School alumnae, and one is an adjunct faculty member at Albany Law School.

Jennifer Boll, Residential Program Adjunct Faculty, Heather Briccetti Mulligan '89, Connie Cahill '83, Debra Lambek '93, and Mayor Kathy Sheehan '94 were all named to the Power 50 list.

Jennifer Boll

Jennifer Boll, the managing member of Bond Schoeneck & King Attorneys' Albany office, is a seasoned corporate, tax, and estate and business succession planning attorney. Boll advises privately held companies and individuals concerning various corporate and tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate, financial transactions, and complex trust and estate matters. On top of being honored in this year's Power 50 list, Boll has received many accolades and been named to The Best Lawyers in America, 2020-2024, and Albany Business Review's 2014 40 Under 40 award.

Heather Briccetti Mulligan

Heather Briccetti Mulligan '89 is the President and CEO of the Business Council of New York State, which advocates for New York's business community. Before joining the Business Council of New York State, Briccetti Mulligan was a consultant and lobbyist for Powers and Company, advising clients on high-profile development projects. She worked on the Javits Center expansion and the new Yankee Stadium project in New York City. Briccetti Mulligan has had an impactful career and has served on numerous boards and committees, including the New York State Prison Redevelopment Commission and the New York State Council for Women and Girls, among many others. Along the way, Briccetti Mulligan has received several prestigious awards, including City and State's Above & Beyond award and the Albany Business Review's Women Who Mean Business award, to name a few.

Connie Cahill

Connie Cahill, 83' is the Managing Partner at Barclay Damon and has been a member of the firm's Management Committee since 2010. Cahill has more than 35 years of experience in public finance and wears many hats at Barclay Damon. Cahill serves as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, borrower counsel, and bank counsel in public finance transactions that involve New York State agencies and authorities, industrial development agencies, local development companies, municipalities, and school districts. Cahill represents many clients as the bond counsel to more than 100 municipalities and school districts.

Debra Lambek, 93' started her practice in 2015 in commercial real estate and business law. Lambek has more than 30 years of experience practicing in the Albany area.

Mayor Sheehan

Kathy Sheehan '94, Albany's 75th mayor, has dedicated her administration to unleashing Albany's full potential. Her career began in the Albany office of Bond, Schoeneck & King before she joined a medical device manufacturer formerly known as Intermagnetics General Corporation in 1996. As the vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary, Sheehan played a pivotal role in the company's growth. Her contributions were further recognized with a number of awards, including the Albany Law Distinguished Alumni in Government Award in 2016, and the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006.