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New York Ethics Attorney

New York Legal Ethics Attorney

Richard E. Grayson is a New York attorney ethics lawyer, representing judges and lawyers who are investigated or charged with professional misconduct or unethical practices.

Mr. Grayson worked for the Ninth Judicial District Grievance Committee in White Plains from 1978 to 1982 before entering private practice. The Law Office of Richard E. Grayson provides ethics and professional responsibility counsel and representation to members of the New York bench and bar.

His firm serves many lawyers and judges in the First Department (Manhattan and Bronx counties) and the Second Department (Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn [Kings], Queens, Staten Island [Richmond], Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Dutchess counties), providing defense in grievance committee and judicial misconduct proceedings. He also counsels attorneys about ethical issues, writes ethics opinions, testifies as an expert witness at disciplinary hearings, and represents legal consultants who are charged with ethics violations, persons seeking admission to the New York bar, and attorneys seeking reinstatement to practice.

Mr. Grayson is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (the national organization of grievance defense counsel) and serves on the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Discipline. He is a member of the New Rochelle, White Plains and New York State Bar Associations.

He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in "The New York Area's Best Lawyers" for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 under the category of "Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law."

Mr. Grayson is admitted to practice in the following courts: New York State; United District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Northern and Western Districts of New York; United States Supreme Court.

Richard E. Grayson is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board to teach two different ethics courses to attorneys. In this capacity, Mr. Grayson has been a speaker at more than 200 continuing legal education events for both lawyers and judges. He has presented ethics courses at the invitation of the following organizations:

BAR ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association
Association of Arbitrators (Small Claims Part) Civil Court of the City of New York
Association of Black Lawyers of Westchester County, Inc.
Columbian Lawyers Association, First Judicial Department
Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County, Inc.
Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County
Columbian Lawyers Association of Rockland County
Dutchess County Bar Association
Eastchester Bar Association
Mamaroneck-Harrison-Larchmont Bar Association
Mid-Hudson Bankruptcy Bar Association
Mount Vernon Bar Association
National Legal Aid & Defenders Association Student Legal Services Section
New Rochelle Bar Association
Northern Westchester Bar Association
Ossining Area Bar Association
Port Chester-Rye Bar Association
Putnam County Bar Association
Rockland County Bar Association
Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
Yonkers Lawyers Association
Yorktown Bar Association

LAW FIRMS
Arent Fox , LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Fein, Such, Kahn, Shepard, PC
Finkelstein & Partners, LLP
Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, LLP
Morrison Cohen LLP
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Proskauer Rose, LLP
Ruskin, Moscou, Faltischek, PC
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Warshaw Burstein Cohen Schlesinger & Kuh, LLP
Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, LLP 

TITLE COMPANIES, BANKS & MISCELLANEOUS
Appellate Division, First Department orientation for new admittees
Benchmark Title Agency, LLC
Bruce A. Payne Associates, Inc.
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Citibank, N.A.
C.L.E. Abstract Services, Inc.
Clearview Title Agency, LLC
Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company
Esquire Bank
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company of New York
First American Title Insurance Company of New York
First Republic Bank
Half Moon, LLC
Judicial Title Insurance Agency LLC
New York State Office of Court Administration
PFC Title Insurance Agency, Ltd.
Statewide Abstract Corp.
Stewart Title Insurance Company
TitleVest Agency, Inc.
Tradition Title Agency, Inc.
Ultimate Abstract of New York, Inc.

Mr. Grayson also assists buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate with their transactions in Westchester County and surrounding counties.
 
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
Mr. Grayson serves as a judge for the Westchester County Bar Association high school mock trial competition and a volunteer arbitrator for the New Rochelle City Court and the Better Business Bureau. He is a National Trip Leader for the Sierra Club, and has received the Adirondack Stewardship Award from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Richard E. Grayson is also the manager – and first baseman – for the New Rochelle Bar Association softball team.

For defense in grievance and misconduct proceedings, or for general ethics advice and lawyer counseling, contact the Law Offices of Richard E. Grayson today.

Law Offices of Richard E. Grayson
New York Ethics & Professional Responsibility Litigation Attorney
202 Mamaroneck Avenue
Third Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914.682.0037
Fax: 914.684.0646
Email

The Law Offices of Richard E. Grayson represents lawyers and judges against charges of professional misconduct or ethics violations, and counsels bar applicants and attorneys about ethical issues.  The firm serves attorneys and judges in the First and Second Departments and throughout New York State.

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