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Tannenbaum Helpern’s Litigator Paul D. Sarkozi Named Chair Of State Bar’s Commercial And Federal Litigation Section
07.09.2014 • Press Release
New York, NY — Paul D. Sarkozi, a partner in Tannenbaum Helpern's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, is the new Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section. A lengthy article about Paul and his agenda as Chair was published on July 7, 2014 in ALM's New York Commercial Litigation Insider (registration required).
"I am honored to follow in the footsteps of my partners Vince Syracuse (former Chair, NYSBA Commercial and Federal Litigation Section) and Drew Jaglom (former Chair, NYSBA International Section)," said Paul Sarkozi. "I look forward to working with the courts, the business community and the Bar to ensure that New York remains the preeminent forum for the resolution of business disputes."
"Tannenbaum Helpern has consistently been committed to excellence in business litigation," said Vince Syracuse, who noted that Super Lawyers named the firm as one of "50 Law Firms Professionals Should Know About," particularly in the area of Commercial Litigation. "We are proud of our firm's history of Bar leadership and our commitment to help clients find winning strategies and practical and effective solutions to commercial disputes."
Recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the New York Metro area, Paul was selected by NY Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to serve on his Task Force on Commercial Litigation in the 21st Century and serves on the Chief Judge's Commercial Division Advisory Council. Paul is also Vice-Chair of the International Financial Litigation Network, an organization that works to improve cross-border solutions for financial institutions, funds and individuals involved in financial disputes by promoting collaboration among lawyers and court systems and facilitating cost-effective solutions.
Paul represents companies and senior executives from a broad range of industries, such as hedge funds, private equity, real estate, global media, public relations, and banking. He is a frequent columnist for the Commercial Litigation Insider and also teaches a negotiation course at Columbia Law School.