Practice Area: Commercial & Federal Litigation

Commission on Judicial Nomination Seeks Applicants for Chief Judge

The Commission on Judicial Nomination will be accepting applicants for chief judge until March 7. The clerk of the Court of Appeals informed the commission that there continues to be a vacancy in the position of chief judge given the state Senate’s rejection Wednesday of Presiding Justice Hector LaSalle, Appellate Division, Second Department. The vacancy … Continued

NYSBA President Says Justice Acosta Inspired Attorneys To Reach for the Highest Echelons of the Profession

Sherry Levin Wallach, president of the New York State Bar Association, issued the following statement about the retirement of Presiding Justice Rolando Acosta, Appellate Division, First Department: “Justice Rolando Acosta is a well-respected jurist who gave back to the legal profession in so many ways. He always took the time to mentor young attorneys, share … Continued

New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Honor Two Judges with its Highest Award

The New York State Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section honored Senior U.S. District Judge of the Southern District of New York P. Kevin Castel with its Stanley H. Fuld award during the association’s Annual Meeting. Judge Castel received the honor along with retired Justice Leonard B. Austin, the 2022 recipient of the award … Continued

NYLitigator – Vol. 27 No. 2

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