The Fund for Modern Courts, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice in New York State, has scheduled its 2004 John J. McCloy Memorial Award dinner for Monday, May 17.
This year's awardee is Roy L. Reardon, a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Named in honor of John J. McCloy, who served as chair of the Fund and Committee for Modern Courts from 1961 to 1978, this award recognizes lawyers who have made outstanding contributions to improving the administration of justice in New York.
The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Bryant Park Grill, 25 West 40th Street, New York City.
Mr. Reardon is co-president of the Judges and Lawyers' Breast Cancer Alert and is a member of the board and executive committee of the Office of the Appellate Defender. He is a member and special counsel to the Policy Committee and Disciplinary Committee of the Appellate Division, First Department.