Courtesy of Queens DA Office

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, seated second from left, was the inaugural recipient of Pace University School of Law’s Robert S. Tucker Prize for Prosecutorial Excellence.

The presentation was held at Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law in lower Manhattan on Oct. 30. The prize was bestowed on District Attorney Brown in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of criminal justice and excellence in prosecutorial practice.

Among those who attended the ceremony were, standing from left: Pace University President Marvin Krislov, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, Pace University School of Law Dean David Yassky, Acting Kings County District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. Seated next to Brown is Pace University School of Law alumnus and eponym of the prize Robert S. Tucker, the chairman and CEO of T&M Protection Resources.