Joshua D. Smith of Queens has joined Rivkin Radler in Uniondale as an associate in litigation and appeals in insurance fraud investigations. He held a similar position at Randall B. Smith in Melville.
Liz Burke of Long Beach has been promoted from group account director to vice president for public relations at HLD Communications, a Didit company, in Mineola.
Ellen Acosta of Northport has joined M'Yad L'Yad, an organization in Commack dedicated to anonymously enhancing the lives of the needy throughout Long Island, as case manager. She was an inventory manager at Doubleday Publishing in Garden City.
Catherine Califano of Roslyn has been promoted from senior vice president to executive vice president/CFO of Gold Coast Bank in Islandia.