Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter

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    SPRING 2017

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    Message from the Chair (Mark A. Berman): The Section is Working Toward Better Diversity

    NYSBA Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Presentation of Award to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore

    2017 Presentation of the Hon. Stanley Fuld Award to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on the Occasion of the Court’s 125th Anniversary
    Second Circuit Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann

    ComFed—The Intersection of the Federal and State Judiciary
    Section Chair Mark A. Berman

    2017 Annual Meeting CLEs
    Jamie Sinclair

    Evening at Thurgood Marshall Courthouse With the Second Circuit
    Natasha Shishov and Claire P. Gutekunst

    The Section’s First Annual Shira A. Scheindlin Award for Excellence in the Courtroom
    Jaclyn H. Grodin

    The Honorable Judith S. Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholarship
    Lauren J. Wachtler

    The Section Presents Its First Annual Shira A. Sheindlin Award for Excellence in the Courtroom and Kicks Off Its Women’s Initiative With a Trial Practice CLE Designed to Highlight Women’s Courtroom Skills
    Carla M. Miller

    Women on the Move
    Ignatius A. Grande

    The Section’s Women’s Initiative
    Carrie H. Cohen

    Section Partners with JAMS to Present Program on Mediation of Employment Disputes
    Robert N. Holtzman

    Pre-Argument Conference Program—First Department
    Helen E. Freedman

    Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Events Photos

    Westchester Program

    Marc V. Ayala

    Differences Among Leading ADR Providers
    Jeffrey T. Zaino

    What Might the Social Media Committee “Post” in 2017?
    Ronald J. Hedges

    Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Presents “In-House Insights in Bankruptcy Litigation”
    Sheryl Giugliano

    Electronic Discovery Committee Update
    Steven C. Bennett

    Amendments to the Statewide Commercial Division Rules: A Renaissance in Commercial Litigation Practice
    Rebecca C. Smithwick

    The Section’s District Leaders

    Chief Judge Lippman’s Vision Coming to Life—The Fourth Fifth Installment
    Rebecca C. Smithwick

    Securities Litigation and Arbitration Committee Update
    Jonathan Hochman

    Section Members Making a Difference, One Law Student at a Time
    Adeline M. Antoniou

    Meet the Sections at Touro Law School
    Laurel R. Kretzing

    Book Review: Effective Legal Writing: A Guide for Students and Practitioners
    Reviewed by James D. Yellen

    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 Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Welcomes New Members

    Section Committees and Chairs


     

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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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