Party affiliation: Democrat
Richard Norton Runes, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Phi Alpha Theta.
Assistant counsel New York City Economic Development Association, Albany, New York, 1971-1972. Director research and legislation New York City Legal Aid Society, 1972-1974. Assistant counsel Commission on Codes New York State Assembly, Albany, 1975, deputy counsel to the speaker, 1976-1979.
Counsel New York State Commission on Economics and Efficiency, 1980. Chief counsel New York Senate Committee on Taxation and Investigation, 1981-1982. Chief counsel housing & community development New York Senate Standing Counsel, 1982-1990, chief counsel on corporations, authorities and commissions, 1990-1994.
Partner, director state relations Ernst & Young LLP, New York City, 1995. Partner, national director state relations Ernst & Young, since 1995. Arbitrator New York City Civil Small Claims Court, 1977-1979.
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