Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Stephen P. Younger, immediate past president of the New York State Bar Association, has been with Patterson Belknap since 1985. Mr. Younger’s clients include financial institutions, mutual funds, hedge funds, pension funds and venture capital firms involved in commercial, securities and real estate disputes. During his tenure, he has developed an extensive practice representing Latin American companies in U.S.-related matters.
In addition to his elected position with the State Bar, Mr. Younger has sat on numerous New York State Bar Association committees. He is past chair of the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, having previously served as chair of its Securities Litigation Committee and ADR Committee.
He is also a member of the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates and chairs the ABA’s International Mediation Committee. Younger also serves as the ABA’s representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
Mr. Younger was appointed to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Transition Committee and was also the transition director for Governor Cuomo when he was the New York State Attorney General. He is the chair of the Executive Advisory Committee of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution.