The New York City Bar Association has nominated Carey Dunne
as president of the organization, to succeed the current
president, Samuel Seymour.
Dunne, who is the head of Davis Polk & Wardwell's
litigation practice and sits on the firm's management
committee, has been a member of the city bar for more than two
decades. He has served as the bar association's vice president
and as a member of the executive committee.
At Davis Polk, Dunne represents clients in white-collar
criminal, civil and regulatory matters. He also specializes in
advising companies on compliance and corporate governance
issues. Prior to joining private practice, Dunne served as a
prosecutor under Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau
from 1984 to 1987.
The election is scheduled for May 15, 2012.
(Reporting by Noeleen Walder)
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