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City & State Names Paul Shechtman to 2021 Law Power 100 List

NEW YORK – For the third year in a row, Bracewell LLP’s Paul Shechtman has been named to City & State’s Law Power 100 List, recognizing the most influential leaders in the New York legal community. Honorees include civil rights and criminal defense lawyers, prosecutors, government relations attorneys and legal scholars.

According to City & State, Shechtman has had a career marked by civic engagement. The publication notes that he was previously counsel to the Manhattan district attorney and director of criminal justice under Governor George Pataki. In addition, they mention his representation of an attorney facing federal charges for allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail during a Black Lives Matter protest. In the summer of 2020, Shechtman was also appointed to the new Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts.

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