Four-time New York Attorney General and Stroock Partner Robert Abrams on Nomination of Sheila Abdus-Salaam to State's Highest Court

Apr 05, 2013, 17:55 ET from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time New York State Attorney General Robert Abrams, a partner with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, commented on the nomination by Governor Andrew Cuomo of Sheila Abdus-Salaam as the first African-American woman on the seven-member New York State Court of Appeals.

"The Governor has made a great choice.  Sheila has the ability, experience, temperament and integrity to be an outstanding judge on the Court of Appeals.  I've known her for 30 years, she worked for the Attorney General's office for six years, and I can attest to her capability to step into this role."

Abrams chairs the Government Relations Practice at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.  He also served as President of the National Association of Attorneys General, Executive Chair of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's Transition Committee and Honorary Co-Chair of Attorney General Schneiderman's Transition Committee.

SOURCE Stroock & Stroock & Lavan