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Peter C. Harvey

Peter C. Harvey, American lawyer, former state attorney general. Bar: New York 1984, District of Columbia 1985, New Jersey 1989. Named Lawyer of the Year, New Jersey State Law Journal, 2003.

Background

  • Harvey, Peter C. was born on February 2, 1958 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Morgan State University, 1979. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1982.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Honorary Dickinson R. Debevoise United States District Court New Jersey, 1982—1983. Associate Kaye Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, 1983—1986. Assistant United States attorney District New Jersey United States Department Justice, 1986—1989.

      Special assistant to attorney general State of New Jersey, 1989—1990. Associate Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland and Perretti LLP, Morristown, New Jersey, 1990—1993, partner, 1993—2002. 1st assistant attorney general, director division criminal justice State of New Jersey, Trenton, 2002—2003, acting attorney general, 2003, attorney general, 2003—2006.

      Partner Patterson, Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York City, since 2006. Mediator United States District Court, New Jersey, New Jersey Supreme Court. Member lawyers' advisory committee United States District Court for the District New Jersey, United States Court of Appeals (3d circuit).

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1984, District of Columbia 1985, New Jersey 1989.

    Connections

    • Married; 3 children.
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    Born February 2, 1958
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Morgan State University
    • 1982
      Columbia University
    • 1982 - 1983
      Law clerk, to Honorary Dickinson R. Debevoise United States District Court New Jersey
    • 1983 - 1986
      associate, Kaye Scholer
    • 1986 - 1989
      assistant, United States attorney District New Jersey United States Department Justice
    • 1989 - 1990
      special assistant, to attorney general State of New Jersey
    • 1990 - 1993
      associate, Riker
      Scherer, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 2002 - 2003
      1st assistant, division criminal justice State of New Jersey
      Trenton, Illinois, United States
    • 2002 - 2003
      director, division criminal justice State of New Jersey
      Trenton, Illinois, United States
    • 2006
      partner, Patterson
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