Distinguished Visiting Jurists Program: Hon. Robert D. Sack, “The Use of Common Law Methodology in the Second Circuit”

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 12:15pm
Room V

Judge Sack is a United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. At the time of his appointment in 1998, he was in private law practice as a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Judge Sack received his B.A. degree from the University of Rochester in 1960, and his LL.B. degree from Columbia Law School in 1963.

Judge Sack was law clerk for Judge Arthur Lane of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1963 until 1964. He went into the private practice of law in 1964 with the New York firm of Patterson, Belknap & Webb, which later became Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, initially as an associate and later as a partner. During 1974 he took time from his practice to serve as Associate Special Counsel and Senior Associate Special Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment inquiry. In 1986, Judge Sack joined the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner, a position at which he remained until his appointment as a Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1998.

This event is free and open to the public. No response is required but seating is limited. For special assistance or needs, please contact Rebecca Klaff at 773.834.4326.