The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Committee on the Federal Courts honored Southern District Judge Sidney Stein, center, with its Edward Weinfeld Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Administration of Justice at a luncheon yesterday at the bar group’s Vesey Street headquarters.

With the judge are, from left, NYCLA president Stewart Aaron, a partner at Arnold & Porter; Jai Chandrasekhar, luncheon chair and a partner at Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman; Judge Ralph Winter of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, who presented the award; and Vincent Chang, chair of the committee and a partner at Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch.