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NY Lawmakers Tap Interim AG Underwood To Finish Term

Law360 (May 22, 2018, 9:31 PM EDT) -- Acting New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood was tapped Tuesday by the state legislature to serve out the remainder of Eric Schneiderman’s term after he resigned earlier this month amid allegations of physical abuse by four women.

Underwood, the first woman to hold the job, is the state’s former solicitor general and has been acting attorney general since Schneiderman stepped down. She is expected to serve as interim attorney general until the term expires, though she has said she does not intend to run for...
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