Federal Atty Wins Appointment To Bankruptcy Bench

Law360 (August 27, 2010, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean H. Lane has been appointed to the bench at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, marking the first new judge for the court in recent years to come from a government role rather than a major law firm.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which is responsible for appointing bankruptcy judges within the circuit, announced its selection of Lane on Friday, saying he will be sworn in during a private ceremony Sept. 7.

Lane previously served for 10 years in the U.S. attorney's office for the Southern District of...

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