Helene is an associate at Levy Konigsberg’s New York office, where she litigates a broad range of claims involving victims of sexual and physical abuse, with a strong emphasis on individuals who were abused as children.
Prior to joining LK, Helene was a Special Victims Bureau Prosecutor in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted a broad range of criminal matters including child abuse, sexual abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence cases. Helene was also a member of the Animal Crimes Unit, where she prosecuted criminal offenses perpetrated against animals, including severe torture and criminal neglect. While at the DA’s office, Helene successfully litigated numerous jury and bench trials.
Helene earned her Juris Doctorate from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. In law school, Helene was honored by the New York Bar Association for earning State Championships at the National Trial Competitions in both 2015 and 2016. In addition, in 2016 she was the recipient of the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. While at Hofstra Law, Helene was President of the Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association. She was also a Senior Staff Executive of the Journal of International Business & Law.
Helene earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Management & Design, Corporate Communication, and Legal Studies at Ithaca College, where she Co-Founded the Ithaca College Mock Trial Team.
As an Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra, Helene currently serves as an active trial advocacy coach in advanced competition skills for Hofstra Law’s Trial Advocacy Association.