Photo: Rick Kopstein.

Appellate Division, Second Department, Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix presented the George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award to former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. at the New York State Bar Association’s “Smooth Moves: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color” program at Lincoln Center on April 10.

The award, sponsored by the association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, recognizes lawyers who demonstrate commitment to legal excellence, community service and mentoring.