Sherry Levin Wallach
Sherry Levin Wallach, who became secretary of the association on June 1, 2017, practiced in Westchester County the past 15 years as a partner in her law firm Wallach & Rendo, LLP. She is the immediate past chair of the State Bar’s Criminal Justice Section and just completed a term as vice president from the 9th Judicial District on the NYSBA Executive Committee.
Wallach concentrates her practice on criminal defense and plaintiff personal injury in state and federal courts. She is a past chair of the NYSBA’s Membership Committee and is serving her third four-year term in its House of Delegates. Wallach is co-founder of the Young Lawyers Section’s Trial Academy where she continues to serve on its faculty as a team leader and lectures on cross examination.
Wallach is the membership chair of the NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section, a member of the NYSBA’s Task Force on Gun Violence and the Committee on Mandated Representation. She is a frequent lecturer at CLE programs on topics ranging from trial practice to the handling of DWI cases.
She is a past chair of the NYSBA Young Lawyers Section and sits on the board of directors of the Westchester County Bar. She also serves on the Westchester and Putnam County 18B panels, which provide criminal defense for indigent people.