KARLA R. ALSTON, born Queens, New York.  Cornell University (B.A.,1982).  Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1985).  Admitted to New York bar, 1986; U.S. District Courts (Southern and Eastern Districts), 1986.  Prior Experience: Long Island Rail Road (2008-2019), General Attorney; New York City Transit Authority (1990-2008), Attorney, Associate Attorney, and Assistant General Counsel; Jose A. Rivera, P.C. (1985-1988), Associate; Bruce A. Torino, P.C. (1988-1990), Associate.