Michael Rakower and Melissa Yang Speak at NYSBA Litigation Academy

Rakower Law partners Michael Rakower and Melissa Yang continue to establish themselves as thought leaders in commercial litigation.  Recently, each served as a panelist during the New York State Bar Association’s annual Commercial Litigation Academy, which took place on November 3-4, 2022.

Melissa served as a panelist in Venue Decisions: State Court vs. Federal Court vs. Arbitration.  She was joined by Benjamin Weissman of Foley Hoag, Jay G. Safer of Wallmuth Maher & Deutsch, and arbitrator William H. Crosby.   Stephen P. Younger of Foley Hoag moderated the panel.

Michael moderated the panel entitled Civil Appeals and Argument.  He was joined by the following panelists: Appellate Division Justice Sharon A. M. Aarons (3rd Dept.); Hon. Anthony Carpinello (Ret.) (3rd Dept.), now a JAMS arbitrator; Gerard Rath of Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt LLP; and Michael McMahon of Bond Schoeneck & King.