Southern District Of NY Names New Bankruptcy Court Chief

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 3:56 PM EST) -- The Southern District of New York will get a new chief bankruptcy judge March 1 in Cecelia G. Morris, who is set to replace retiring U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez, the district's board of judges announced Wednesday.

Judge Morris has been hearing bankruptcy cases in the Southern District of New York since her appointment in July 2000. She has been based in Poughkeepsie.

As a judge in the Southern District of New York bankruptcy court, one of the most influential in the country, Judge Morris...
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