WSJ: Senator Schumer Makes His Mark on NY Fed Cts
Published in the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 7.
Mr. Schumer, who has a law degree, said he seeks three criteria in a candidate: an excellent legal résumé—as he put it, “no political hacks"—a sense of moderation and diversity.
"When you get all three, that’s the Triple Crown,” he said.
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NY City Bar Event on Minority Women Litigators: 10/25
From the NY City Bar website:
Are there experiences unique to minority women litigators? Our panel will discuss the paths of minority women lawyers as they navigate their way through the courts, law firms and other arenas. The panelists will discuss successful strategies that they have utilized, the role of mentors and sponsors, and how they can recognize and overcome any challenges that arise.
- Honorable Margarita López Torres, Surrogate, Kings County (moderator);
- Christine Chung, Quinn Emmanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP;
- Seetha Ramachandran, Deputy Chief, Money Laundering and Bank Integrity Unit, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice;
- Ghillaine Reid, Gibbons, P.C.
For more information, including how to rsvp, click the link in the title.
USCIS Announces Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative
On October 11, 2001, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced an initiative on its website:
WASHINGTON – US. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas joined the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness in Pittsburgh to announce “Entrepreneurs in Residence." This new innovative initiative will utilize industry expertise to strengthen USCIS policies and practices surrounding immigrant investors, entrepreneurs and workers with specialized skills, knowledge, or abilities. Mayorkas announced the initiative at the Jobs Council’s High Growth Entrepreneurship Listening and Action Session at AlphaLab in Pittsburgh before the Council’s Quarterly meeting with President Obama.
Click here to read more on the USCIS website.