FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2018

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

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.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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