Pick For 1st Female On Western NY Bench Quizzed On Ties

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday quizzed Rochester, N.Y., commercial and employment litigator Elizabeth A. Wolford, nominated to become the first female federal judge in Western New York, with a Republican asking her about her deep ties to local legal clients.

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking Republican on the panel, asked Wolford — who works alongside her father and brother at the seven-lawyer Wolford Law Firm LLP and whose firm clients include the University of Rochester and Eastman Kodak Co. — for her thoughts on...
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