Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On Mayor-Elect De Blasio's Appointment Of Zachary Carter As Corporation Counsel

NEW YORK – The following statement can be attributed to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman in response to New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s appointment of Zachary Carter as Corporation Counsel.

"In Zachary Carter, Mayor-elect de Blasio has made an outstanding and historic appointment to the office of Corporation Counsel. As U.S. Attorney, chair of the city's judicial screening panel, co-chair of my own transition team, and in his private practice, Zach has been a wise and judicious officer of the court, and has exemplified integrity as well as a commitment to public service and to equal justice under the law. The city will be well-served by Corporation Counsel Zach Carter."