In the spring issue of Counterbalance
the National Association of Women Judges announced that Justice Betty Weinberg Ellerin has joined Alston & Bird’s New York office. Judge Ellerin was the first woman in New York State appointed to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court – First Department. Subsequently, she was the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division – First Department. Following more than 20 years as an Appellate Division jurist and pursuant to state law, Justice Ellerin retired from the bench on December 31, 2005.