Administrative Trials And Hearings, Office of (OATH)
Created in 1979 by mayoral executive order and established as a charter agency in 1988, OATH is the City's independent administrative law court and is authorized to conduct adjudicatory hearings for all agencies of the City. The Mayor appoints the Chief Administrative Law Judge. Administrative Law Judges are appointed by the Chief Administrative Law Judge to five-year terms. Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) preside over the proceedings at OATH's Trials Division. The OATH Trials Division conducts trials on complex administrative matters, such as civil servant disciplinary cases, contract disputes, zoning issues, car seizures by the police, and human rights and discrimination cases.
|100 Church St., 12th floor New York, NY 10007 Map this|
|Fax: (212) 933-3060|
|Trials Division Calendar Unit: Fax: (212) 788-1755|
Fidel F. Del Valle
, Commissioner/Chief Administrative Law Judge. $212,044.
Appointed October 22, 2014.
First Deputy Commissioner -
John W. Burns
Deputy Commissioner, Public Affairs & Communications -
Deputy Commissioner, Legislative Affairs -
Special Counsel to the Commissioner -