Sam Seymour Interviewed by Metropolitan Corporate Counsel and The Brooklyn Daily Eagle on Becoming President of the New York City Bar AssociationJune 2, 2010
Litigation partner Mr. Seymour, who became president of the New York City Bar Association last month, was interviewed by Metropolitan Corporate Counsel about his legal career and work with the association. He told the publication that he first worked with the City Bar as a law student and noted that his most memorable experience was serving on the Special Committee on Public Service and Education, which was created to educate the public about legal topics and access to justice issues. Mr. Seymour also discussed current initiatives of the association, including its role in international commercial developments, judicial evaluations, and its human rights and extensive pro bono efforts.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle also highlighted Mr. Seymour's recent induction as City Bar president, noting that he is from Brooklyn Heights. The article quoted Mr. Seymour about his new position, "It's a dream come true," he said. "I've been active in this group since law school, and seeing all the things it can do and the things it brings…made me want to take on a leadership role." The article outlined some of the programs and priorities Mr. Seymour plans for his two-year term in office. Judge Barry Kamins, former president of the City Bar said that he thinks "Sam will be a vibrant and energetic leader of the city bar."