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Gordon Mehler

Gordon Mehler, American lawyer, former federal prosecutor. Bar: New York 1983, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1983, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1984, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1986, United States Supreme Court 2000, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 2009.

Background

  • Mehler, Gordon was born on February 27, 1955 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Irving Martin and Bernice (Steinberg) Mehler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1976. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1982.

    Career

    • Associate Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1982-1983. Law clerk to presiding judge United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Denver, 1983-1984. Federal prosecutor United States Attorney' General’ s Office (eastern district), New York City, 1984—1999, chief special prosecutions (public integrity), 1996-1998.

      Deputy assistant attorney general United States Department Justice, Washington, 1999-2000. Private practice Law Offices of Gordon Mehler, Professional Limited Liability Company, New York City, since 2000. Adjunct associate professor law Fordham University Law School, New York City, 1988-1992.

      United States Department Justice resident legal advisor to Romania, Bucharest, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1983, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1983, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1984, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1986, United States Supreme Court 2000, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 2009.

    Works

    • Co-author: (with Gleeson and James) Federal Criminal Practice, 10th edition, 2010. Co-editor: New York Criminal Practice, second edition, 2005. Contributor articles in field to professional journals and newspapers.

    Membership

    Board directors Health Jam, since 2004, Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House, since 2007. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, New York City Bar Association, New York Council Defense Lawyers.

    Connections

    • Married Ariel Zwang; children: Grace, Rachel.
    • father: Irving Martin Mehler
    • mother: Bernice (Steinberg) Mehler
    • spouse: Ariel Zwang
    • children: Grace Mehler
    • Rachel Mehler
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    Born February 27, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      University Colorado
    • 1982
      New York University
    • 1982 - 1983
      Associate, Skadden
      Slate, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
    • 1983 - 1984
      law clerk, to presiding judge United States Court Appeals (10th circuit)
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1984 - 1999
      federal prosecutor United States Attorney's Office (eastern district)
    • 1996 - 1998
      federal prosecutor United States Attorney's Office (eastern district)
    • 1999
      deputy assistant, attorney general United States Department Justice
      Washington, United States