April 21, 2009
The April 2009 issue of the New York County Lawyer noted that partner Robert L. Haig will present the Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award to the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court in New York County at NYCLA's Annual Law Day Luncheon on April 24, 2009.
Mr. Haig is Co-Chair of the Commercial Courts Task Force appointed by New York's Chief Judge to create and refine the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York (the nation's first general trial court devoted exclusively to business litigation). Mr. Haig has also been active in efforts to create business courts in many other states and countries.
He was recently inducted as an Honorary Charter Member of the American College of Business Court Judges. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the two definitive treatises on business and commercial litigation (the eight volume Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts and the five volume Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts).