FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2018
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP ATTORNEY DEENA K. MUELLER-FUNKE TO RECEIVE HON. JUDITH S. KAYE COMMERCIAL AND FEDERAL LITIGATION SCHOLARSHIP
New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Attorney Deena K. Mueller-Funke will receive the Hon. Judith S. Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholarship from the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section. The award will be presented at an event on Thursday, November 15 at the Ceremonial Courtroom at the Southern District of New York Courthouse located at 500 Pearl Street in Manhattan.
To honor the memory of Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section created through a gift made to The New York Bar Foundation, The Honorable Judith S. Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholarship. The Kaye Scholarship will be awarded to up to five female litigators who will be called Kaye Scholars and it will pay for their attendance at the 2019 Commercial Litigation Academy. The goal of the Kaye Scholarship is to increase the number of women prepared to serve as first chair in large commercial cases. The Commercial Litigation Academy is sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section.
Ms. Mueller-Funke focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation, particularly business disputes and breach of contract.