NY Judicial Panel's Ex-Counsel Backs Diversity On High Court

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 2:58 PM EDT) -- Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP litigator Stephen P. Younger, who recently stepped down as counsel for New York's Commission on Judicial Nomination, said Tuesday that his signature achievement was helping to advance the panel's reach as it cast a wider net for more diverse candidates capable of filling vacancies on the state's highest court.

Younger, who was replaced as counsel last week by Albany-based Greenberg Traurig LLP litigator Henry M. Greenberg, told Law360 that expanding the panel's reach helped identify two new judges — Jenny...
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