Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Awards

George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award

Award Criteria: The award is given for legal excellence, community commitment and mentoring
Date Presented: The award is presented at the Section's Smooth Move Program 
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Robert L. Haig Award

Award Criteria: Long-Standing member of the legal profession who has rendered distinguished public service. 
Nomination Deadline: February 1
Date Presented: The award is presented at the Section's Spring Meeting
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Stanley H. Fuld Award

The Stanley H. Fuld Award was created by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section in honor of the late Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals. The Section presents the award annually at its Annual Meeting luncheon in January to recognize outstanding contributions to the development of commercial law and jurisprudence in New York State.

Award Criteria: Member of the legal profession who has significantly contributed to the practice of commercial law and litigation in New York.
Nomination Deadline: September 1st 
Date Presented: The award is presented at the Section's Annual Meeting Program in January 
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