Executive
Management Team

Carolyn Messana-Morrow, Esq.

Chief Legal Counsel

Carolyn Messana-Morrow is the lead attorney in the Horizon Corporation’s in-house legal department. As a key confidant of and advisor to Horizon’s senior management team, Carolyn’s legal practice covers many diverse legal areas including:

  • Business law, such as formation, development, and affiliations and not-for-profit matters
  • Healthcare law, focusing on mental health and substance abuse services
  • Corporate compliance
  • Employment law and human resource matters
  • Contract negotiation
  • Legal due diligence reviews
  • Trustee of the company 401(k) retirement plan
  • Trustee and Vice Chair of the not for profit Insurance Consortium
  • Insurances, including Professional & General Liability, Malpractice, Workers Compensation, Officers and Directors coverage
  • Real property transactions and financing arrangements
  • Bond secured mortgage transactions with NYS Dormitory Authority

A lifelong native of Buffalo, Carolyn received her undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degrees from SUNY, is a member of the Erie County Bar Association’s Health Law and Real Estate Committees and has served on various committees at St. Leo the Great Parish in Amherst, NY.