Vincent Syracuse Receives State Bar’s Sanford Levy Award for Professional Ethics
Manhattan attorney Vincent J. Syracuse (Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt) is the 2022 recipient of the Sanford Levy Award presented by the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association.
The award goes to an individual or institution that has contributed the most to the advancement of professional ethics. Syracuse will receive the award on Feb. 16.
“Vince Syracuse has given back so much to the legal profession through his continuing legal education programs on ethics and civility, as well as his well-read column, the Attorney Professionalism Forum,” said Richard Hamburger of Melville (Hamburger, Maxson, Yaffe & Martingale), chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics. “We are pleased to honor his contributions to the field.”
Since 2012, he has written the monthly Attorney Professionalism Forum in NYSBA’s Bar Journal, covering a variety of topics of interest to the bench and bar. In August 2021, the association published the Attorney Professionalism Forum in eBook and print formats, a collection of more than 75 articles written between January 2012 and December 2020. He is also a co-author of the chapter on the ethics of virtual lawyering in NYSBA’s eBook Virtual Lawyering: A Practical Guide, which was published in August 2020. He has also served as chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section.
Syracuse is a senior partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt and the founder of its Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College and Brooklyn Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor degree and was a member of the Law Review.
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