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Community Protection Team

Attorneys

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Elizabeth G. Pianca

Assistant County Counsel

Elizabeth Pianca oversees the Office’s Environment and Land Use Team and Community Protection Team.

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Michael Rossi

Lead Deputy County Counsel

Michael Rossi is the Lead of the Community Protection Team, representing the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation.

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Jamila Benkato

Deputy County Counsel

Jamila Benkato represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation, and advises the Registrar of Voters.

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Valerie Brender

Deputy County Counsel

Valerie Brender represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation, and advises the Personnel Board.

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Nicole Collins

Deputy County Counsel

Nicole Collins represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation, and advises County departments on environment and land use matters.

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Rachel A. Neil

Deputy County Counsel

Rachel Neil represents the County in affirmative litigation matters and community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation.

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Willie Nguyen

Deputy County Counsel

Willie Nguyen advises the Consumer and Environmental Protection Agency and represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation.

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Elizabeth Vissers

Deputy County Counsel

Elizabeth Vissers advises the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Planning and Development. She also represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation.

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Sonia Wills

Deputy County Counsel

Sonia Willis advises the Department of Environmental Health and represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation.

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Tamara Zakim

Deputy County Counsel

Tamara Zakim represents the County in community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation and advises County departments on environment and land use matters.

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