Attorney Christopher Martin Gottscho has been reinstated by the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division Third Judicial Department. The court issued an order on Thursday, August 24, 2023, granting Gottscho’s motion for reinstatement.

The case is styled ‘In the Matter of Attorneys in Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a,’ case #PM-188-23.

According to the Decision and Order on Motion, Gottscho was suspended from practice by a September 2022 order of the Court for violation of the Judiciary Law § 468-a, arising from his failure to comply with attorney registration.

Gottscho filed a notice of motion and affirmation with exhibits in support of his application for reinstatement, which was not opposed by the Attorney Grievance Committee.

The court decided in favor of Gottscho’s reinstatement, after finding that he complied with the order of suspension and the court rules; that he had the character and fitness required to be a lawyer, and that reinstating him would be in the public interest.

The order reads:

“ORDERED that respondent’s motion for reinstatement is granted; and it is further

ORDERED that respondent is reinstated as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the State of New York. effective immediately.”

According to his LinkedIn page, Mr. Christopher Martin Gottscho is listed as a Portfolio Manager, founder, and owner of Fields Gottscho Capital Management, LLC located in New York. He attended the University of Virginia School of Law, graduating in 1989. Gottscho has been admitted to practice in New York, license no. 2368512.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.