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Transfer of Judge Sean H. Lane to the White Plains Division

Release Date: 
June 7, 2022

Effective July 1, 2022, the official duty station of Judge Sean H. Lane will be transferred from the Manhattan Division to the White Plains Division.  Judge Lane will replace Judge Robert D. Drain who is scheduled to retire on June 30, 2022.

Upon the retirement of Judge Robert Drain, Judge Drain’s cases, with the exception of any adversary proceedings or contested matters where notice is given to the contrary, will be transferred to Judge Sean Lane.  Transferred cases include In re Purdue Pharma, LLC; In re Sears Holdings Corp.; In re 96 Wythe Acquisition; In re Gateway Development Corp., etc.  Parties wishing to schedule matters after June 30, 2022 in cases and proceedings presided over by Judge Drain should contact Judge Lane’s chambers.