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Bernard Michael Hartnett,

Bernard Michael Hartnett,, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956, New Jersey 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1979. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Seton Hall University School Law, Newark, 1985; decorated Knight of St. Gregory, 1986.

Background

  • Hartnett,, Bernard Michael was born on July 30, 1929 in Jersey City. Son of Bernard Michael and Frances Cecilia (Tiedemann) Hartnett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Peter's College, 1951. Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University, 1955.

    Career

    • Attorney, Western Electric County, New York, 1959-1963;labor counsel, Western Electric Company. New York City, 1973-1975;attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Washington and, New York, New Jersey, 1956-1959;attorney, New Jersey Bell Tel. Company, Newark, 1963-1967;general attorney, New Jersey Bell Tel.

      Company, Newark, 1967-1973;vice president, general counsel, New Jersey Bell Tel. Company, Newark, since 1975;vice president, general counsel, secretary, New Jersey Bell Tel. Company, Newark, since 1985;board directors, New Jersey Bell Tel.

      Company, Newark

      Adjunct Professor labor law Seton Hall U., 1963-1975.

    Membership

    Trustee St. Aloysius Academy, Jersey City, 1984-1989. Chairman board trustees St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1985-1989, member board of regents, since 1989. Chairman advisory committee Liberty State Park, Jersey City, since 1987.

    Board directors Liberty State Park Development Corporation. Member Governor's Hudson River Watefront Committee, New Jersey, since 1984. Member Public Employment Relations Commission, New Jersey, 1973-1984.

    Chairman Hudson County (New Jersey) Democratic Party, 1974-1977. Member Archbishop's Committee of the Laity, Newark, since 1980. Chairman, board directors Center for Molecular Medicine and Immunology-University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

    Trustee Christ Hospital, Jersey City. Board directors Friends of 13 Inc. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

    Member American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Hudson County Bar Association, American Association Corporation Counsel (senior advisory board New Jersey chapter). Clubs: Essex (Newark). Bergen-Carteret (Jersey City), Spring Lake Golf.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: golf, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Kelly, February 3, 1951. Children: Erin Hartnett D'Anna, Maryellen Hartnett Reid, Edward.
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    Born July 30, 1929