Firm Congratulates Judge Michael B. Mukasey on Confirmation as U.S. Attorney General

November 9, 2007

Statement from Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP on the confirmation of The Hon. Michael B. Mukasey as U.S. Attorney General

NEW YORK, NY – November 9, 2007 – Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to congratulate our colleague and friend, Judge Michael B. Mukasey, on his confirmation as Attorney General of the United States.

Judge Mukasey rejoined Patterson Belknap as a partner in September 2006, after serving for 18 years as District Judge and then Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Previously, he was a partner and associate of Patterson Belknap from 1976-88.

We wish Judge Mukasey much success in his new position.

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