Western District Of NY Could Get 1st Female Judge

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 1:37 PM EST) -- Rochester, N.Y., commercial and employment litigator Elizabeth A. Wolford's name has been sent to the White House as a possible candidate to become the first female judge to sit in the Western District of New York, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said Tuesday.

Wolford, 46, who works alongside her father and brother at the seven-lawyer Wolford Law Firm LLP, would join four sitting judges and four senior judges — all of them male — were she nominated and confirmed.

"Liz Wolford will be a terrific judge and...
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