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May 11, 2023

Gabe Nugent Appointed Chair of the NYS Judicial Screening Committee for the Appellate Division, Fourth Department by NYS Governor Hochul

Gabe Nugent, White Collar & Government Investigations Practice Area co-chair and partner in Barclay Damon’s Commercial Litigation Practice Area and on the Health Care Controversies and Higher Education Teams, has been appointed chair of the New York State Judicial Screening Committee for the Appellate Division, Fourth Department by New York State Governor Kathy Hochul, effective March 6, 2023. Nugent is also a member of the New York State Judicial Screening Committee. The term of service for both roles is three years.

The governor’s Judicial Screening Committees are established by executive order to evaluate the qualifications of candidates and make recommendations to the governor for appointment to judgeships other than those on the Court of Appeals. The New York State Judicial Screening Committee evaluates the qualifications of candidates for appointment or designation to judicial office throughout New York State and recommends to the governor those persons who are highly qualified to hold judicial office.

Nugent said, “I’m honored to have been appointed to this role. My service, and that of other committee members, is an important part of ensuring well-qualified candidates will serve in the state judiciary. I look forward to serving.”

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