Richard Briffault: Charting a Pragmatic Path to a Good Government

Richard Briffault, Chair of the Conflicts of Interest Board, brings a long record of public service to his current position. A product of the City public school system, Briffault graduated from Columbia University and obtained his law degree from Harvard. He was broadly interested in government as a young man and quickly entered public service, working from 1980 to 1982 as an assistant counsel to Governor Hugh Carey. The position gave him broad opportunity to … <Read More>

Mayor De Blasio Addresses Annual Ethics Conference

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Center for New York City Law, at New York Law School hosted the Twentieth Annual Seminar on Ethics in New York City Government.  The seminar was co-sponsored by the Conflicts of Interest Board and financially supported by the Department of Investigation.   The five hour seminar was attended by over 400 participants, including many City government employees who were able to attend for free.