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Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Photo: David Handschuh/OCA Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Photo: David Handschuh/OCA

New York’s top judge did not disclose her connection to the law firm Greenberg Traurig as two attorneys from the firm appeared before the Court of Appeals for arguments earlier this year, transcripts of the virtual proceedings showed.

At the time of the arguments in early January, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore was being represented by a separate attorney from Greenberg Traurig in two lawsuits over the court system’s decision to force out dozens of older judges. 

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Ryan Tarinelli

Ryan Tarinelli is a reporter at the New York Law Journal. He is based at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. He can be reached through email at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @ryantarinelli.

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