Laura Harshbarger Appointed to Serve as Chair of the Fourth Department Judicial Screening Committee

February 14, 2014

(Syracuse, NY):  Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce that in December 2013, Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Laura H. Harshbarger to serve as Chair of the Fourth Department Judicial Screening Committee and to sit as a member of the Governor's State Judicial Screening Committee. These Committees evaluate the qualifications of judicial candidates and make recommendations to the Governor with respect to which candidates are highly qualified to hold judicial positions.

Ms. Harshbarger was named Lawyer of the Year in 2014 by Best Lawyers in America® for management-side employment law in the Syracuse area. She counsels employers with respect to day-to-day human resources management and regularly defends organizations in New York State and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Ms. Harshbarger is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, and she is chair of the Firm’s Diversity Committee.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with nearly 220 lawyers serving private and public sector clients, and individuals, in a broad range of practice specialties. Bond has nine offices in New York State, including New York City and Garden City, and offices in Naples, Florida and Overland Park, Kansas.