February 10, 2015
Jason Canales, a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations practice groups, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee by the Justices of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department. The purpose of the Committee is to protect the public and the legal profession by ensuring that lawyers adhere to the ethical standards set forth in the Rules of Professional Conduct. The Committee protects the public by reviewing and investigating complaints against lawyers and by recommending sanctions against those who are proven to have violated the Rules. Committee members are selected by the Court based on their knowledge of the law and their reputation in the legal community for integrity and fairness.