THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION CHAPTERS
FOR THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN DISTRICTS OF NEW YORK
Invite you to an important forum
and information briefing:
IS OUR FEDERAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BEING DISMANTLED?
A report from Capitol Hill on the budget battles,
judicial vacancies, and adequate judicial pay
THE HONORABLE LORETTA A. PRESKA
Chief United States District Court Judge
for the Southern District of New York
Federal Bar Association
–Capitol Hill Report–
BRUCE MOYER, ESQ.
Government Relations Counsel,
Federal Bar Association
June 18, 2013, 5:30pm
–US District Court, 500 Pearl Street–
Courtroom 9C, New York, NY 10007
Reception to Follow
No Reservations Required
For more information:
SDNY Chapter President Phil Schatz (212) 421-8120 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Sponsored by Network of Bar Leaders
BRUCE MOYER serves the Federal Bar Association as its Counsel for Government
Relations. He brings to the Federal Bar over three decades of experience inworking with Congress, the Judiciary and the Executive branch.
Bruce advises and represents the Federal Bar in Washington on policy
issues that involve the federal court system, its funding, operations andjurisprudence. His column, Washington Watch, appears regularly in The
Federal Lawyer, the magazine of the Federal Bar Association.
Bruce is an attorney, registered lobbyist, and the principal of The Moyer
Group, a firm specializing in government relations and public policy.
Bruce received his law degree from George Washington University Law School, his undergraduate
degree from Juniata1 College in Pennsylvania, and is a member of the bars of the District of
Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
KAREN SILBERMAN is the Executive Director of the Federal BarAssociation (FBA), whose 16,000 lawyers and judges are dedicated to
preserving our federal courts and to promoting the welfare, interests,
education and professional development of federal practitioners. Prior to
joining the FBA, Karen was the Executive Director of the Society for
Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation. She has also served
as executive director of the National Coalition for Promoting Physical
Activity (a coalition whose members include the American Heart
Association, the American Cancer Society, Nike, the American College of
Sports Medicine and the International Health, Racquet and Sports Club
Association), the Association Management Group, the Points of LightFoundation, and the American Heart Association.
A Washington, D.C., native, Karen earned her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and a
master's degree in public affairs from Indiana University. In 2005, she became a certified association
executive (CAE). Karen also serves as Vice Chair of the board of the Friends of the National Zoo.
THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION is dedicated to strengthening the federallegal system and administration of justice and serving the interests and
the needs of the federal judiciary, federal practitioners, both public and
private, and the public they serve. The FBA has more than 16,000
members, including 1,200 federal judges, who work together to promote
the sound administration of justice and integrity, quality and
independence of the judiciary. The FBA also provides opportunities for
scholarship and for judges and lawyers to work together socially andprofessionally. The FBA is governed by a 15-member elected board, and publishes The Federal Lawyer, published 10 times per year, the only professional publication devoted to the federal courts.
The FBA maintains a strong presence on Capitol Hill, working diligently to further the interests of
the Bench, the Bar, and the Public.
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