Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Erie v. Tompkins

The Hon. Robert S. Smith (Ret.)
42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
October 10, 2018
6:30 PM

On October 10th, FK partner the Hon. Robert S. Smith (Ret. ) will participate in a panel discussion of Erie v. Tompkins at the Historical Society of the New York Courts' celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the decision.  The panel will discuss Erie v. Tompkins through the years, the interplay of state and federal courts post-Erie, as well as the doctrine’s modern implications.  The program also will feature rare photographs, historical artifacts, and trivia from the era of the Erie Railroad.

The panel will be moderated by Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt, and Judge Smith’s co-panelists will include Andrew Rhys Davies, a partner at Allen & Overy; Prof. Amanda Sen, Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at NYU Law School; and the Hon. John M. Walker, Jr., U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

CLE credit will be offered for the event. For more information, please visit the event website.