6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT
Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge
485 7th Ave. (at 36th St.)
New York, NY 10018
Prior to joining the firm, Justice James M. Catterson participated in hundreds of jury trials and more than 6,000 civil and criminal appeals as an associate justice of the Appellate Division, First Department of the New York State Supreme Court. He is one of the most published judges in New York state history and carries a strong reputation for scholarly writing, having authored more than 250 signed opinions and dissents. Prior to his time on the bench, he served as the Deputy County Attorney for Suffolk County and an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District.
With decades of experience as a trial and appellate judge in New York state courts, Justice Rolando T. Acosta is widely recognized as one of the foremost jurists in the country. He has authored hundreds of opinions on complex and novel criminal and civil matters. Throughout his tenure as Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department, the Court underwent a swift and strategic modernization, achieving improved efficiency and affording the public greater access to justice. Justice Acosta sat on over 10,000 appeals and presided over hundreds of bench and jury trials during his tenure in the New York courts.
As the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Richard P. Donoghue led one of the nation’s largest and most sophisticated U.S. Attorney’s Offices, comprising more than 150 attorneys. As principal Deputy Attorney General and later acting Deputy Attorney General, he supervised the day-to-day operations of the Department of Justice and oversaw 94 U.S. Attorney’s Offices.
Prior to joining Pillsbury, Brian H. Montgomery served in several senior positions at the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), including leading the Department’s program to examine regulated institutions for compliance with federal and state consumer financial laws. Brian also oversaw investigation and enforcement actions involving consumer financial products and services. Additionally, Pillsbury has a team of associates with deep experience litigating in every court in New York, with several having worked in the court system.