SterlingRisk Announces Jillian Menna As General Counsel

WOODBURY, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SterlingRisk, a leading national insurance brokerage, announced that Jillian Menna has been appointed General Counsel. Ms. Menna will be focused on all legal aspects of SterlingRisk's brokerage operations.

"Jillian's impressive track record brings a refreshing perspective to the company," said SterlingRisk's President, Leslie Nylund.

Ms. Menna began her career as an Insurance Coverage Attorney with the law firm of L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita and Contini, LLP, located in Garden City, New York, where she focused her practice solely on the representation of insurers covering a broad range of complex matters involving all lines of coverage. Prior to her association with SterlingRisk, Ms. Menna was employed as General Counsel/Risk Manager for Quik Park NYC, LLC, in New York, New York.

A licensed Property and Casualty broker, Ms. Menna received her Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Touro Law Center, where she was a member and the Managing Editor of the Law Review. She is admitted to practice law in the courts of the state of New York, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York.

Ms. Menna has been on the Executive Board of the New York City Association of Insurance Women since 2006 and is currently the acting President-Elect for the 2014-2015 term.

"Her expertise and background will help us to continue to grow our organization," stated Ms. Nylund. "We are so pleased that she has joined the team."

About SterlingRisk

Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 210 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Utah and California. Ranked in the nation's top 40 independently owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients. The company specializes in multiple areas including property and casualty insurance, aviation, employee benefits consulting, risk management, loss control, claims management, estate planning and business succession planning. For more information, visit or call 516-487-0300.

CONTACT: Daniel Silver (212) 457-4209 dsilver@sterlingrisk.comSource: SterlingRisk