Bob Giuffra Appointed to Chief Judge’s Task Force on Commercial Litigation in the 21st CenturyFebruary 21, 2012
On February 21, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the formation of the Task Force on Commercial Litigation in the 21st Century. This task force will seek to identify ways to strengthen New York as a financial and commercial center. The task force will work towards improving the New York court system's Commercial Division, which was established in 1995 to improve the handling of commercial litigation. The task force is co-chaired by former Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye and Martin Lipton of Wachtell Lipton. In addition to Mr. Giuffra, the task force includes current and retired judges, prominent commercial litigators, business leaders and academics.