Nicholas Gravante, administrative partner and general firm counsel at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, has been appointed to the First Department Disciplinary Committee, an unpaid position. Gravante, 52, joined Boies Schiller in 2000. He is a former partner at Barrett Gravante Carpinello & Stern and associate of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. A graduate of Columbia Law School, his practice consists of white-collar criminal defense, anti-trust, business crimes and securities litigation. The appointment was made by the Appellate Division justices.