Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter

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    The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter features updates on Section activities, programs and events; recent legislation; and information about current issues. Edited by Prof. Mark L. Davies, the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter is published three times per year by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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    FALL 2016


    Message from the Chair (Mark A. Berman)
     

    Female Former Chairs of the Section Are Studying Women’s Role in the Courtroom and in ADR
    Shira A. Scheindlin

    Judicial Form for Tracking Court Appearances

    ADR Form for Tracking Appearances in ADR Proceedings Study to Track Female Lead Counsel in NY Courts, Arbitration
    Christine Simmons

    Exploring Ethics in the Electronic Age: The NYSBA Considers What It Means to Practice Law in the 21st Century
    Ronald J. Hedges

    Commercial and Federal Litigation Section’s Diversity Fellowship
    Carla Miller and Mark A. Berman

    2016 Commercial and Federal Litigation Diversity Fellowship: An Invaluable Summer Experience
    Simonne Isaac

    White Collar Criminal Litigation Update
    Evan T. Barr

    Ethics and Professionalism Committee
    Anne B. Sekel

    Activities of the Committee on Arbitration and ADR
    Jeffrey T. Zaino

    CPLR Committee Update

    Securities Litigation and Arbitration Committee
    James Yellen and James J. Beha, II

    Section Members Again Meet With and Inspire Law Students
    Barry A. Wadler

    Students Meet the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section in Albany
    John F. Queenan

    CPLR Amendments: 2016 Legislative Session


    2016 Amendments to the Uniform Rules for Supreme and County Courts, Rules Governing Appeals, and Certain Other Rules of Interest to Civil Litigators

    Notes of the Section’s Executive Committee Meeting

    The Section’s District Leaders

    The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Welcomes New Members

    Section Committees and Chairs