The Hon. Stephen C. Robinson, a Skadden litigation partner and former federal judge in the Southern District of New York, has been named chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee to Enhance Diversity in the Profession, announced February 2.
Established in 1990, the committee encourages diversity in hiring, retention and promotion in New York law firms and corporate legal departments. In the New York City Bar Association’s official announcement, Judge Robinson said, “I am honored to chair this committee and take up this challenge. Especially in uncertain economic times, we must redouble our efforts to maintain the advances we’ve made and to ensure that the legal profession reflects our society in the future.”