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Thomas Handford Bach

Thomas Handford Bach, American lawyer, investor. Bar: New York State bar 1957.

Background

  • Bach, Thomas Handford was born on December 25, 1928 in Vineland, New Jersey, United States. Son of Albert Ludwig and Edith May (Handford) Bach.

  • Education

    • AB, Rutgers University, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1956.

    Career

    • Associate firm Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, New York City, 1956—1961, Reed, Hoyt, Washburn & McCarthy, New York City, 1961—1962. Partner Bach & Condren, 1963—1971, Bach & McAuliffe, New York City, 1971—1979, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, New York City, 1979—1988, Sullivan & Donovan, New York City, 1989—2000, of counsel, 2000—2002, Sullivan, Donovan & Gentile, New York City, 2002—2003, Gentile & Turpen, New York City, 2003—2005. Arbitrator National Association of Securities Dealers Reg., 2000—2007, Finance Institutions Regulatory Authority, since 2007.

      Co-counsel New York State Senate Housing and Urban Development Committee, 1971. Fiscal consultant New York City Finance Administration, 1967-1970. Assistant counsel State Finance Committee, New York State Constitutional Convention of, 1967.

      Delegate United States/Japan Bilateral Session, 1988, Moscow Conference on Law and Bilateral Economic Relations, 1990. Speaker Practicing Law Institute, Municipal Bond Workshop, New York, 1995-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York State bar 1957.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-author: A Guide to Certificates of Participation, 1991, the Handbook of Municipal Bonds, 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member New York State Commission to Study Constitutional Tax Limitations, 1974-1975. Chairman subcommittee Public Securities Association, 1990-1991. Served with United States Army, 1951-1953, 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1952-1953, Japan.

    Member American Bar Association (state and local government, dispute resolution and international law. sections), New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Market Technicians Association (affiliate), International Finance Services Volunteer Corps.

    Connections

    • father: Albert Ludwig Bach
    • mother: Edith May (Handford) Bach
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    Born December 25, 1928
    Nationality
    • 1950
      Rutgers University
    • 1956
      Harvard University
    • 1956 - 1961
      Associate, firm Hawkins
    • 1961 - 1962
      Associate, firm Hawkins
      Reed, Essex, United Kingdom
    • 1963 - 1971
      partner, Bach & Condren
    • 1971 - 1979
      partner, Bach & Condren
    • 1979 - 1988
      partner, Bach & Condren
    • 1989
      partner, Bach & Condren
    • 2002 - 2003
      partner, Bach & Condren
      Sullivan, Illinois, United States
    • 2003 - 2005
      partner, Bach & Condren
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