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Hon. Charles E. Ramos

Supreme Court of the State of New York, Commercial Division

New York, NY, USA

Professional Employment

Senior Justice of the Commercial Division, Supreme Court of the State of New York. (2009 to the present)
Sole CD Justice assigned to all matters involving International Arbitration (2014)

Justice, Commercial Division
Supreme Court of the State of New York.
(1996 to the present)

Supervising Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York for the County of New York. (April, 1989 to December 1993)

Justice of the Supreme Court (Acting) (January, 1988 to December 1993)

Judge of the Civil Court of the City ofNew York (Elected 1985, appointed, 1983,1984)

Private Practice:  Benedict Ginsberg & Charles E. Ramos P.C. (1967to 1983)
Admitted to practice: New York Courts 1967; Federal Courts 1975


Fordham Law School 1967 J.D.
New York University 1964 BS Economics

Organizations and Activities

Member, Advisory Council on the Commercial Division (appointed by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman 2013).

Member, Working Group on Electronic Discovery (appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Ann Phau 2011).

Association of the Bar of the City of New York:
  Former Membership Committees:
  Committee on Professional Discipline;
  Committee to Report on Proposals for Revisions of ABA Model Rules of
  Professional Conduct (Ethics 2000);
  Nominating Committee;
  Executive Committee;
  Continuing Legal Education Committee;
  Committee on Children and the Law;
  Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics;
  Committee on Housing and Urban Development.

Panelist and Moderator:
  Conferences and Programs on Opportunities for Judicial Service;
  Reporting Misconduct of Another Attomey.

Association of Judges of Hispanic Heritage
  Founding Member

New York State Council of Judicial Associations (Presiding Member, 2002-3).

New York State Bar Association
  Chair Judicial Section (2002-3)
  Membership Committees;
  Committee on the Courts and the Community;
  Subcommittee on Court Facilities, Chair.

Lecturer and moderator:

  Practical Legal Education Program.
  New York State Courts Judicial Seminar,
  Association of the Bar of the City of New York,
  New York State Bar Association,
  Hispanic National Bar Association,
  New York County Lawyers Association,
  Puerto Rican Bar Association,
  American Judicature Society,
  Fund for Modem Courts.


  New York City Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution:
  Advisory Board, Sponsor/resource, City-As-School, New York City Board of Education.

Former Member, Gender Bias Committee, Supreme Court, New York County,

Founder, Anti Bias Committee, Civil Court, New York County.

Member, Board of Directors, Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA)

Recent Awards:

Fuld Award. Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar Association. (2006)

Lawdragon 500. Named one of the 500 "Leading Judges in America.'' Lawdragon Magazine, Feb. 2006

For recent decisions, staff and Part information, please visit the Commercial Division Website at: www.courts.state.ny.us/comdiv

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