The 94th Annual Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary
Friday, April 1, 2016
Waldorf Astoria New York Hotel

“Day of the Dinner” Luncheon CLE Program

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Palm Room 18th floor

Registration and Reception

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11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Starlight Roof 18th floor


12:20 PM – 2:15 PM
Starlight Roof 18th floor

Panel Discussion


Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary (Black Tie Preferred)

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Basildon Room 3rd flooror

Reception Table

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Jade Room 3rd floor

Reception for Honored Guests and NYIPLA Members

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Grand Ballroom 3rd floor;
West Foyer, East Foyer &
Astor Salon 3rd floor;
Empire Room 1st floor;
Starlight Roof 18th floor


Dinner Speakers: Nina Totenberg, legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), and Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s weekly news quiz show Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

14th Annual Outstanding Public Service Award: Honorable Leonard Davis, former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

10:00 PM
Palm Room 18th floor

The NYIPLA After-Dinner Party

Note: CLE Program and Dinner require separate registrations and checks

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