John McCloy Award

The John J. McCloy Memorial Award is named in honor of John J. McCloy, who served as Chair of the Fund and Committee for Modern Courts from 1961-1978. Mr. McCloy’s distinguished record includes service as United States Military Governor and as High Commissioner in postwar Germany, as president of the World Bank, and as chair of the Council on Foreign relations. Each year, the McCloy Award recognizes lawyers who have made outstanding contributions to improving the administration of justice in New York State.


McCloy Award Recipients

2019

  • Hon. Robert Morgenthau – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin – Career Public Service Award Honoree

2018

  • Jeh Charles Johnson – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Randall T. Eng – Career Public Service Award Honoree
  • Hon. Karen K. Peters – Career Public Service Award Honoree

2017

  • Alan Levine – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick – Career Public Service Award Honoree

2016

  • Harlan A. Levy – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Jonathan Lippman – Career Public Service Award Honoree

2015

  • Gary P. Naftalis – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo – Career Public Service Award Honoree

2014

  • Hon. E. Leo Milonas – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Michael A. Cardozo – Career Public Service Honoree

2013

  • Mel M. Immergut – McCloy Honoree
  • Helaine M. Barnett – Career Public Service Honoree

2012

  • Mary Jo White – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Ann T. Pfau – Career Public Service Honoree

2011

  • Stephen P. Younger – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Richard Brown – Career Public Service Honoree

2010

  • Bernard Nussbaum – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. John R. Dunne – Career Public Service Honoree

2009

  • Daniel R. Alonso – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Judith S. Kaye – Career Public Service Award

2008

  • Carey R. Dunne – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. Zachary W. Carter – Career Public Service Award

2007

  • Samuel W. Seymour – McCloy Honoree
  • Hon. George Bundy Smith – Career Public Service Award

2006 – 1993

  • 2006 – Bettina B. Plevan
  • 2005 – Robert D. Joffe
  • 2004 – Roy L. Reardon
  • 2003 – Sheila Birnbaum
  • 2002 – Hon. Joseph W. Bellacosa
  • 2001 – Victor A. Kovner
  • 2000 – Dean John D. Feerick
  • 1999 – Fern Schair
  • 1998 – Hon. Hugh R. Jones
  • 1997 – Robert M. Kaufman
  • 1996 – Hon. Edward I. Koch
  • 1995 – Hon. Hugh L. Carey
  • 1994 – Cyrus R. Vance
  • 1993 – Robert MacCrate

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