The Daily Record Announces 2019 Corporate Counsel Awards


Rochester, N.Y., (February 15, 2019) — The Daily Record selected Stephen M. Polozie, Vice President and General Counsel, Lewis Tree Service, Inc. to receive a 2019 Corporate Counsel Award.

The Corporate Counsel Awards are presented by The Daily Record, in partnership with the Rochester Business Journal. The awards honor the Greater Rochester area’s standout corporate counsel for the critical roles they play in making their companies successful.

Awards are presented in two categories: Corporate Counsel and Rising Star Award.

Corporate Counsel Awards are presented to corporate counsel who navigate complicated contract negotiations, defend their companies in high stakes litigation and defend an organization’s most important assets.

The Rising Star Award is presented to a corporate counsel under the age of 40, who has demonstrated strong negotiation skills and has exemplified leadership potential in the legal field.

The honorees were selected by the publisher and editor of The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal.

“This year’s Corporate Counsel honorees work tirelessly to uphold high legal standards and improve communities throughout Western New York. They have made tremendous impacts on their professions, their companies and in the community,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal. “In addition, we are pleased to present the Rising Star Award to recognize a member of the next generation of the corporate counsel community who is making an incredible impact on the profession. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients.”

The Corporate Counsel Awards will be presented March 26 at a networking reception and dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 East Main St. in Rochester. Winners will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the March 27 issue of The Daily Record and in the March 29 issue of the Rochester Business Journal and will be available online at and at The event hashtag is #NYTDRawards.

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Corporate Counsel Award Honorees

Bob Attardo, LaBella Associates

Eric Black, Esq., EagleView Technologies, Inc.

Jim Bourdeau, Constellation Brands, Inc.

Bobby Colón, Rochester Institute of Technology

Daniel DeLaus, Regional Transit Service

Isabelle E. Melody, Orolia USA, Inc.

Stephen Polozie, Lewis Tree Service, Inc.

Jeffrey Rosenbloom, Avangrid Networks, Inc.

Hon. Michael A. Sciortino, eHealth Technologies

Spencer Studwell, University of Rochester

Elizabeth A. Talia, UR Medicine Thompson Health

Paul D. Underberg, Ultralife Corporation

Stephen Van Arsdale, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.


Rising Star Award Honoree

Allie Prout, CloudCheckr