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Hon. Barry  Ostrager

Hon. Barry Ostrager

New York County Supreme Court, Commercial Division
Justice
New York City, NY, USA


Justice Barry R. Ostrager received his undergraduate degree from the City College of the City University of New York in 1968 and his J.D. degree from New York University School of Law in 1973.

Justice Ostrager was appointed to the New York Court of Claims by Governor Andrew Cuomo in June, 2015, and served as an Acting New York Supreme Court Justice assigned to the Commercial Division. In June 2017, Governor Cuomo appointed Justice Ostrager to the New York State Supreme Court, and he remains assigned to the Commercial Division. Prior to his appointment, except for a federal judicial clerkship, Justice Ostrager spent his entire pre-judicial career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP, becoming a partner in 1980 and serving as Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department from 1999-2011. As a frontline trial and appellate litigator, Justice Ostrager tried many multi-billion dollar cases to verdict and argued scores of appeals, including two successful arguments before the United States Supreme Court.

Justice Ostrager is the co-author of the Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes, 19th Edition (Wolters Kluwer 2019); co-author of Modern Reinsurance Law and Practice, 3d Edition (Thomson Reuters 2014), and a contributing author to Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (Thomson Reuters).

Justice Ostrager is a member of The City Bar, New York County Lawyers’ Association, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Federal Bar Council and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Hon. Barry Ostrager is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Trial by Jury 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018
M&A Litigation Developments - Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Advanced Trends and Developments, Friday, January 18, 2019
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Trial by Jury 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, New York, NY
Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Advanced Trends and Developments, Friday, January 18, 2019, New York, NY
Transcripts  Transcripts Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Making a Compelling Closing Argument, Wednesday, November 14, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Making a Compelling Closing Argument, Thursday, November 15, 2018
M&A Litigation Developments - M&A Litigation Developments, Friday, January 18, 2019
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Making a Compelling Closing Argument, Thursday, November 15, 2018
M&A Litigation Developments - M&A Litigation Developments, Friday, January 18, 2019
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