NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morrison Cohen LLP announced today that the Hon. David B. Saxe joined the firm as a partner in the Business Litigation Department. Saxe served on the bench for 35 years, the last 19 of which have been as an Associate Justice, New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department.
“We are honored to have Justice Saxe join Morrison Cohen,” Morrison Cohen Chairman David Scherl said. “He is a respected member of New York's legal community and will bring unparalleled judicial insight, wisdom and experience on a variety of matters including appellate strategy and preparation and alternative dispute resolution.”
Saxe will be joining Morrison Cohen’s highly regarded Appellate practice group. His many years as a respected judge and a successful attorney will provide clients with a unique perspective on navigating the litigation and appeals process. He also will lead Morrison Cohen’s Strategic Case Review practice, where he will provide an impartial review of case strategy and recommendations from the perspective of an experienced member of the bench.
Saxe also will provide Alternative Dispute Resolution services. He will be involved in all manner of mediations, private arbitrations and negotiations. Saxe has significant experience in the areas of complex commercial, insurance and real estate controversies, as well as matrimonial-related disputes.
Saxe is a gifted and prolific writer and is the author of more than 900 decisions, many of which have appeared in the New York Law Journal and the Official State Reporter. His decisions are regularly cited by colleagues and often have been the subject of scholarly critiques.
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