Hon. Marcy Kahn

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Judicial offices

  • Supreme Court Justice, New York County, Elected, 1st Judicial District 1995 to 2008; Re-elected, 2009 to 2022
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, 1993 to 1994
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor David N. Dinkins, 1992 to 1994
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Edward I. Koch, 1987 to 1991


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1975
  • A.B., Stanford University, 1972

Bar admission

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1976
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1984
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1982
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 1980
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1976
  • Supreme Court of the State of Arizona, 1975

Professional experience

  • Anderson Kill & Olick, Partner, 1980 to 1986
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Associate, 1977 to 1979
  • Office of the NYS Special Prosecutor, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1975 to 1977

Professional and civic activities

  • Co-Chair/Chair, Capital Cases Judicial Resource Committee (New York State Unified Court System), 1995 to present
  • Co-Chair/Chair, Tribal Courts Committee (New York State Unified Court System), 2002 to present
  • Chair, Judicial Opportunities Committee (National Association of Women Judges, District 2), 2002 to present


  • Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of Death, 69 Fordham Law Review 2313 (co-author with Joseph L. Hoffmann and Steven W. Fisher, May 2001
  • Looking for 'Bodily Injury': What Triggers Coverage Under a Standard Comprehensive General Liability Insurance Policy?", The Forum XIX:4:532-554 (American Bar Association), Summer 1984
  • The Other Insurance Clause, The Forum XIX:4:591-617 (American Bar Association), Summer 1984
  • A Ten-Point Proposal for an Asbestos Superfund, The Forum XVIII:3:395-416 (American Bar Association) (co-author with Eugene R. Anderson), Spring 1983

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