Brand is new state Ratepayer Advocate

Public Advocate Ronald Chen today announced the appointment of Stefanie Brand as the new state Rate Counsel. Brand replaces Seema Singh, who resigned earlier this year to seek the Democratic nomination for State Senator.

Brand, a Columbia University Law School graduate who clerked for state Supreme Court Justice Gary Stein, has worked for the Attorney General’s office since 1992. She currently serves as the Assistant Attorney General in charge of litigation at the Division of Law.

Brand is new state Ratepayer Advocate