de Blasio Press Q&A: The Corp Counsel Edition

Today Bill de Blasio announced his selection of Zachary Carter as Corporation Counsel. ¬†Although often not a focus of public attention, Corporation Counsel is the city’s chief legal officer and an integral part of managing city government.

Following his announcement, and a statement by Zachary Carter, de Blasio took questions from the press. ¬†Topics included pending legal cases against the city on stop & frisk and the Central Park 5, Chiara de Blasio’s recent video describing her struggle with substance abuse and depression and how the transition process will proceed once de Blasio becomes mayor.