|Judge Thomas P. Griesa ,during Argentina Bonds hearing 2014|
Statement from Chief Judge McMahon:
"Judge Griesa is one of the longest serving judges in Mother Court history.
Judge Griesa leaves a legacy of many important decisions. But among the courthouse family, he will be particularly remembered as the Chief Judge who brought both the Moynihan and Brieant Courthouse construction projects to a successful conclusion -- a feat commemorated by the Board of Judges' decision to name its meeting room in his honor.
He gave our court seven years of wise leadership, and he gave his country 45 years of devoted service. He was particularly proud that he and the other judges with whom he has served have been assiduously non-political"