|[December 30, 2013]
Dorsey & Whitney Congratulates Partner Zachary Carter on Appointment as New York City Corporation Counsel
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP congratulates partner
Zachary W. Carter on his appointment by New York City Mayor-Elect Bill
de Blasio as the City's next Corporation Counsel, top legal counsel to
the City of New York and head of one of the largest public law
departments in the country.
Dorsey & Whitney partner Zachary W. Carter appointed by New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio as the city's next Corporation Counsel. (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)
The appointment was announced over the weekend by Mayor-Elect de
Blasio's transition office. The press release is here: http://transition2013.com/carter-corporation-counsel/
Mr. Carter joined Dorsey & Whitney in its New York office in 1999
following a distinguished career as a federal prosecutor, judge and U.S.
Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, where he led numerous
prosecutions of national significance. During his 14 ears at Dorsey,
Mr. Carter practiced in the areas of white collar criminal defense and
securities and other complex civil litigation, representing companies in
government regulated industries and government contractors. Mr. Carter
also advised corporate clients on matters concerning regulatory and
ethical compliance as well as corporate governance. During his tenure at
Dorsey, Mr. Carter served as co-chair of the firm's White Collar Crime
and Civil Fraud practice and as head of the New York Trial Department.
He also served multiple terms on Dorsey's Policy Committee, the firm's
board of directors. Mr. Carter received a B.A. degree from Cornell
University and a J.D. degree from the New York University School of Law.
His full Dorsey biography is here: http://www.dorsey.com/carter_zachary/
"Zach Carter is a preeminent lawyer, a dedicated public servant and a
wonderful human being," commented Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler.
"His years of experience as a prosecutor, judge, U.S. Attorney and in
private practice at Dorsey make him exceptionally qualified for the wide
range of responsibilities entailed in representing the largest city in
the United States. I know that Zach will bring incredible energy,
insight and compassion to the job of furthering and defending the legal
rights of the people of New York City."
"I am grateful to my colleagues and friends at Dorsey & Whitney for
their support and for the many opportunities they have provided me over
the years," said Mr. Carter. "Dorsey is a firm dedicated to the highest
level of service to clients and to the communities where our lawyers
live and work around the globe. I will bring those values with me in
this next chapter in my career."
About Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Clients have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner.
With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the
Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach
to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of
the world's most successful companies from a wide range of industries,
including leaders in life sciences, technology, financial services and
energy sectors, as well as major non-profit and government entities.
Learn more at: www.dorsey.com.
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