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Posts Categorized: Commercial Division Justices

Posted: May 14, 2018

Justice Kornreich to Retire; Justice Schecter to Take Over Her Part

The Commercial Division has announced that: After many years of judicial service, the Honorable Shirley W. Kornreich, Commercial Division Part 54, will retire from the bench in May 2018. Justice Kornreich will be succeeded as the Justice assigned to Commercial Division Part 54 by the Honorable Jennifer G. Schecter. Justice Schecter is currently assigned to… Read more »

Posted: April 6, 2018

Guest Post: Data Show Cases in the Commercial Division Are Taking Longer to Resolve

This is the second in a series of posts presenting a quantitative description of the Commercial Division, with a special focus on New York County, by guest blogger Isaac B. Zaur. The average case disposed of in New York Country’s Commercial Division in 2017 had been active for a little under two years (678 days,… Read more »

Posted: July 15, 2016

Guest Post: 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 »