Posts Categorized: Commercial Division Justices

Posted: July 15, 2016

Doing the Numbers on the Commercial Division: Episode One: How Big Is It, Anyway?

This is the first in a series of posts presenting a quantitative description of the Commercial Division, with a special focus on New York County. Guest bloggers Jamie Sinclair and Isaac B. Zaur welcome your feedback, including suggestions for future posts. Jamie and Isaac would like to thank the Unified Court System’s Chief Administrative Judge… Read more »

Posted: March 14, 2016

Justice Barry Ostrager Appointed to New York County Commercial Division

As reported in the New York Law Journal, Justice Barry Ostrager has been appointed to the New York County Commercial Division. According to the NYLJ, Justice Ostrager, formerly a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, will be taking over most of the caseload of Justice Marks, who was named Chief Administrative Judge last year…. Read more »

Posted: February 5, 2014

New York County Case Assignment Changes

The elevation of New York County Commercial Division Justice Kapnick to the First Department has resulted not just in the assignment of Justice Scarpulla to the Commercial Division, it also has resulted in the reassignment of Commercial Division and general assignment cases. The Court’s notice regarding these changes is summarized below: Justice Kapnick began her assignment to the… Read more »

Posted: January 31, 2014

Justice Saliann Scarpulla Appointed to New York County Commercial Division

On January 18, 2014, we posted that Governor Cuomo had announced the appointment of Justice Barbara R. Kapnick of the New York County Commercial Division to the First Department.  We have been informed that Justice Saliann Scarpulla of the New York County Supreme Court has been selected to replace Justice Kapnick as a Justice of the Commercial Division. Justice Scarpulla currently is a Justice of the Supreme… Read more »