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Chief Judge DiFiore Announces Expansion of Commercial Division to Bronx County

During her annual State of Our Judiciary speech on February 26, 2019, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced that the Commercial Division would be expanding to Bronx County. As stated by Chief Judge DiFiore, the expansion is “in recognition of the economic resurgence taking place in the Bronx” and “the number of commercial cases filed in Bronx Supreme Civil.” Although the change was effective on April 1, 2019, the Commercial Division has yet to announce which justices will be assigned to these new Commercial Division openings or amend the Commercial Division Rules to provide for, among other things, a jurisdictional threshold for the Commercial Division in Bronx County.

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Thomas Monahan, trial practice, Lawyer, Sheppard Mullin, Business Trial

Thomas Monahan is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's New York office.  

Areas of Practice

Mr. Monahan has experience representing clients during all stages of the litigation process, through and including trial. He has represented clients in cases involving complex commercial transactions, business and partnership disputes, real estate transactions, insurance coverage and recovery, legal and accounting malpractice, and alleged discrimination. Mr. Monahan also has...