Patrick W. McGinley

Born: New York, New York. Education: Iona College (A.B., 1956); Seton Hall University (Centennial Scholar, J.D., 1959); New York University (LL.M., 1971). Admitted to Bar: New York (1960), United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, United States Court of Appeals, First and Second Circuits, United States Supreme Court. Co-Author: “Judicial Removal in New York: A New Look,” 40 Fordham L. Rev. (1971); “Airport Searches and Seizures – A Reasonable Approach,” 41 Fordham L. Rev. 293 (1972). Administrative Judge, Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, 1986-; Commissioner of Investigation, City of New York, 1982-1986; Acting Justice, Supreme Court, First Judicial Department, 1980-1982; Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1979-1980; Assistant District Attorney, New York County, 1962-1967; Mayor’s Committee on Judiciary, 1982-1986; General Counsel, Homestead Insurance Co., Hoboken, New Jersey (1988-1992). Reported Cases: Nembhard v. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr., 918 F. Supp. 784 (S.D.N.Y. 1996); Slattery v. Swiss Re-Insurance Am., Corp., 248 F.3d 97 (2d Cir. 2001) cert. denied 534 U.S. 951 (2001). Member: New York City Bar and New York State Bar Association (Chairman, Committee on Judicial Discipline and Removal, 1973-1977). (Also with Sullivan & Hayes, Springfield, Massachusetts.) AV Rated – Martindale.