York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President Hank Greenberg received a
coveted Responsible 100 Legal Award from City & State New York at a
reception in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
annual Responsible 100 awards ceremony honors an elite group
of 100 New Yorkers across 10 sectors who are setting new standards of
excellence, dedication and leadership in improving their communities and making
transformative change. Each year, the event acknowledges the outstanding
achievements of socially responsible executives, visionaries and influencers.
privilege of serving as president of the New York State Bar Association is the proudest
achievement of my professional life,” said Greenberg. “Public service is the
highest and noblest calling, and the presidency of NYSBA presents a unique
opportunity to do the public good.
both thankful and honored by this award, which would not have been possible
without the support of our 72,000 members.”
is a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig and concentrates his practice on civil
litigation, criminal and civil investigations, and regulatory and
administrative law. Previously, he was counsel to then-New York State Attorney
General Andrew M. Cuomo. Greenberg has also served as general counsel for the
New York State Department of Health, and has been a federal prosecutor.
other government posts, he also served as a law clerk to then-Associate Judge
(later Chief Judge) Judith S. Kaye of the New York Court of Appeals. He is a
co-editor of the book “Judith S. Kaye in Her Own Words: Reflections on Life and
the Law, with Selected Judicial Opinions and Articles.”
About the New York State Bar Association
The New York State Bar
Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. Since
1876, NYSBA has helped shape the development of law, educated and informed the
legal profession and the public, and championed the rights of New Yorkers
through advocacy and guidance in our communities.
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