I am currently Of Counsel to Paul Hastings LLP, concentrating on bankruptcy, creditors' rights and commercial litigation. I started my career as a law clerk to the Hon. George Rosling, U.S.D.J., E.D.N.Y. Thereafter, I worked at Moses & Singer, following which I was a partner at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler. I currently Chair the New York City Bar Complaint Mediation Panel of the Attorney Grievance Committees for the First Judicial Department, and also serve on the Mediation Registers of the Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. I am currently a member of the New York City Bar Committee on Professional Discipline, having previously served as its Chair. For full bio please see website: http://www.paulhastings.com/professionals/details/harveystrickon
Since 1992 I have been a member, and since 1994 the Chairman, of the Complaint Mediation Panel of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York ("NY City Bar"). Membership on the Complaint Mediation Panel must be approved by the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department. As a member of the panel I mediate disputes between attorneys and clients which are the subject of complaints filed with the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Judicial Department. As Chairman of the Complaint Mediation Panel, I am responsible for coordinating the program on behalf of the NY City Bar and serve as a member of the Coordinating Committee on Mediation Panels, consisting of the chairpersons of the various bar associations participating in the program, meeting periodically with the Chief Counsel for the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Judicial Department to evaluate the mediation program and review current problems. Since April 30, 1996 I have been on the Mediation Register of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and since April 21, 1999 I have been a member of the Mediation Panel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.