Former Firm Partner Michael Mukasey Nominated for U.S. Attorney General

October 24, 2007

Statement from Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP on the nomination of 

The Hon. Michael B. Mukasey for U.S. Attorney General

NEW YORK, NY – September 17, 2007 – We are very proud that our partner, colleague and friend Judge Michael B. Mukasey has been nominated to become the next Attorney General of the United States. This nomination continues the long tradition of public service by partners of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP.

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.

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