Karlinsky LLC has hired Christine Ruppert as Chief Financial Officer, expanding the Firm/s operational base. Ms. Ruppert will assume financial management of the New York City-based litigation firm that supports a diverse clientele with specialties in business, organizational, and personal litigation, mediation, and arbitration.

Ms. Ruppert will draw on her expertise in business oversight and strategic planning to oversee budget development and controls and financial analysis and reporting as well as evaluate and advise on growth opportunities. /Among other things, Ms. Ruppert will assess the Firm/s actual cost for work so that we continue to be efficient and economical for our clients. Her assistance in cost projection will enable us to negotiate realistic alternatives for litigation fee arrangements,/ states Martin Karlinsky, Firm founder.

Ms. Ruppert has served as senior credit analyst in public infrastructure projects for utilities, higher education facilities, and airports for Financial Security Assurance Inc., Ambac Assurance Corporation and Standard & Poors Corporation. She led teams in financing large-scale water and sewer projects for New York City/s Department of Environmental Protection. Ms. Ruppert participates in the educational projects of the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York and in its Federal Species Survival Programs to breed and reintroduce this endangered species to wild habitats. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.

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