October 30, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Eastern Time
Progressive Lawyering and the New York State Solicitor General’s Office
As states take a more active role in litigating issues of national importance, state solicitors general have taken on particular relevance. Serving as the state’s chief appellate lawyer, state solicitors general are responsible for defending state policies in courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and advancing the interests of the state’s citizens.
Former New York State Assistant Solicitor General, Brian Ginsberg, will join the ACS Cardozo Chapter to discuss the role of the Solicitor General’s Office and potential opportunities with the office. Brian is a Partner at Harris Beach PLLC and comes to Harris Beach from the Office of the New York State Solicitor General, where he represented the state in some of its most economically, politically, and socially significant appeals. During his tenure with the state, Brian earned the Louis J. Lefkowitz Award, the highest honor given by the New York State Attorney General for outstanding performance by an attorney in pursuit of the public good.