Julie M. Lewis Named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Carestream Health

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 11 — Julie M. Lewis has been appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Carestream Health effective immediately. She will lead the company’s worldwide legal organization and is a member of the company’s senior executive leadership team.

Julie M. LewisMs. Lewis brings more than 25 years of private, public and corporate legal experience to the role. Formerly Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Carestream—a $1.6 billion healthcare company headquartered in Rochester, N.Y.,—she served as the company’s lead attorney for its medical film and dental businesses, along with overseeing the company’s global litigation proceedings.

In addition to managing complex commercial transactions and employment law matters, she was appointed Carestream’s Chief Privacy Officer in 2016 and oversaw the program to achieve compliance with the European Union’s 2018 data privacy initiative (known as GDPR).

Prior to joining Carestream, Ms. Lewis was a partner in the Commercial Litigation Department of Harris Beach, LLC, while also serving as an adjunct professor at St. John Fisher College. Previous to that she was an Assistant District Attorney in Monroe County, N.Y., where she prosecuted violent felony cases. Ms. Lewis was also a member of the Monroe County Bar Association Board of Trustees, and was a Foundation Board Member and Vice Chair of its Judiciary Committee.

Ms. Lewis holds a Juris Doctorate from Capital University and a B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University, which included study at the University of Oxford in England.

After many years of living in Pittsford, N.Y., Ms. Lewis resides in Atlanta, Ga., with her husband Bret Puscheck, a current Atlanta Department of Justice Attorney and the former Assistant in Charge of the Rochester Office of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and their 17-year-old twins.