Toby J. Pilsner

President 1993-1994

Toby J. Pilsner was named in 2016 as the first Deputy Chief Clerk for newly created Office of the Clerk of the Court for the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) , which adjudicates violations of NYC laws that protect public health, safety, and the environment.  She previously served as the Managing Attorney for OATH’s Bronx tribunal., a position she was appointed to in 2004. She was appointed an Administrative Law Judge at OATH/ECB in 1997. Before joining OATH, she had a 17-year career in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, rising to Chief of Litigation Training. She graduated from Vassar College in 1975 and received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1978. Hon. Sheri Roman introduced her to NYWBA, and Ms. Pilsner served in many capacities at both NYWBA and WBASNY. During her Presidency, she spearheaded a major overhaul of the Judiciary Committee and its guidelines, and she presented the President’s Special Award to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ms. Pilsner finds her greatest source of happiness in her friends and family, especially her two grown daughters, whom she has more time to see now that she has retired.