For Immediate Release:  Apr 26, 2011
2011, 04, 26

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to Deliver Commencement Address at Hofstra Law School

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to Deliver Commencement Address at Hofstra Law School

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Kristen McMahon
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Hofstra Law
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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, N.Y. — New York state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will deliver the keynote address at Hofstra Law School’s commencement ceremony, to be held on Sunday, May 22, at 7:30 p.m at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y.

Eric T. Schneiderman was elected the 65th attorney general of New York on November 2, 2010. As attorney general, Schneiderman is the highest-ranking law enforcement officer for the state, responsible for representing New York and its residents in legal matters. Before being elected attorney general, Schneiderman represented the 31st District in the New York state Senate. He previously spent 15 years in private practice as an attorney, and later as a partner at the firm Kirkpatrick and Lockhart, where he handled complex litigation. Schneiderman graduated from Amherst College in 1977 and Harvard Law School in 1982.

DATE:              Sunday, May 22  
TIME:               7:30 p.m.
PLACE:             David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex
                              Hofstra University, North Campus
                              Hempstead, N.Y.

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The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located 40 minutes from New York City in suburban Long Island. Hofstra Law is home to nearly 850 students, an alumni base of more than 10,600 members and a distinguished faculty of more than 50 professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field. The law school is part of Hofstra University and is fully accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

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