New York City Bar Association Announces 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award Winners
AABANY congratulates past president Susan L. Shin on being named one of the 2018 New York City Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award recipients. AABANY also congratulates Sheila Kearney Davidson, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company and John Mbiti, Director & Counsel, Credit Suisse Asset Management LLC.
As stated in the NYCBA press release:
The award recognizes the critical role individual attorneys have played in initiating and sustaining change within their organizations and the overall New York legal community. The award recipients embody the New York City Bar’s Statement of Diversity Principles, which defines diversity as an inclusive concept, encompassing race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, nationality, age, disability and marital and parental status. The City Bar has recognized diversity and inclusion champions since the award was created in 2006.
For full details about the honorees, follow the link in the title. The award will be presented at the Diversity and Inclusion Celebration Dinner on June 27 at the New York City Bar House of the Association.
Please join us in congratulating Susan Shin and all the recipients of this year’s Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award.
Legislature Releases List of Candidates for Attorney General
On May 12, the New York State Legislature released the list of candidates who have applied to fill the vacancy for New York State Attorney General. Among the applicants is our own Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan.
As stated in the news release from the New York State Legislature:
Interviews will be held by a bi-partisan, bicameral committee of the Legislature on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 16, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Hamilton Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building in Albany. These interviews will be open to the public and will be available for live viewing on the New York State Assembly website:http://nyassembly.gov/av/.
We applaud Judge Ling-Cohan for applying for this important role in New York State government and wish her well throughout this process. (The full text of the news release is available by following the link in the title.)