March 30, 2015
Commission will recommend improvements in attorney disciplinary process
Devika Kewalramani, partner and co-chair of Moses & Singer LLP's Legal Ethics & Law Firm Practice, has been appointed as a member of the newly created Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline. The new Commission, chaired by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, will conduct a comprehensive review of the state's attorney disciplinary system and offer recommendations, by August 1, 2015, on how to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of New York's attorney disciplinary process.
Jay R. Fialkoff, Managing Partner of the firm, commented, "We congratulate Devika on this important appointment and support her service and contribution to our legal profession in this critical new effort to seek to reshape attorney discipline in New York."
Devika regularly advises law firms, lawyers and legal departments on legal ethics, professional responsibility and risk management matters. She also currently serves as the firm's general counsel. Devika is the chair of the Committee on Professional Discipline of the New York City Bar Association.