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Meyer Suozzi Awards Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship To New York Law School Student

Aug 12, 2022

August 10, 2022 (Garden City, NY) – Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. congratulates Sarah Raymond, a student at New York Law School, who has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship. Established in 2004, the Scholarship is funded by Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. and administered by the New York Bar Foundation. The Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship is presented annually to a second-year law student attending a law school in New York State who exhibits excellence in legal writing and advocacy skills.

After reviewing essays of applicants in a blind reading, a committee of attorneys and judges selected Ms. Raymond’s case analysis on United States v. Lewis, No. 20-583, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 149938 (D.N.J. Aug. 10, 2021) as the winning entry.

In accepting the award, Ms. Raymond said: "It is an honor to be this year's recipient of the Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship. I want to extend a sincere thank-you to the Meyer Suozzi team and the New York Bar Foundation for a wonderful congratulatory reception. As was obvious from MSEK testimonials, Judge Meyer was an impressive legal figure and it is clear that he made a lasting impression on his colleagues. I am proud to have been given an award named in his legacy."

Ms. Raymond is expected to receive her J.D. from New York Law School in 2023. Meyer Suozzi wishes her much success in her endeavors and legal career.

Members of the Scholarship Selection Committee included Hon. Randall T. Eng, Of Counsel to Meyer Suozzi, Matthew Marcucci, Associate at Meyer Suozzi, and Gioia Gensini, a director at the New York Bar Foundation.

About Hon. Bernard S. Meyer

Judge Bernard S. Meyer was a former New York State Supreme Court justice who joined Meyer Suozzi in 1975. From 1979-1986, he was appointed an Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals. He also served as special Deputy Attorney General of New York in charge of the Special Attica Investigation and was a member of the Governor's Commission on Integrity in Government. A renowned legal scholar, Judge Meyer returned to the firm in 1987until his passing in 2005.