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Vincent Robert Fontana

Vincent Robert Fontana, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States District Court (ea, southern and western districts) New York 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), 1985, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1987, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1989.

Background

  • Fontana, Vincent Robert was born on March 1, 1939 in Brooklyn. Son of Joseph E. and Sadie (Guastella) Fontana.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Holy Cross College, 1960. Juris Doctor, Fordham University, 1964.

    Career

    • Associate Wilkie, Farr & Gallagher, New York City, 1965-1966, Mendes & Mount, New York City, 1966-1975, partner, 1975-1977. Associate Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, 1977-1978, partner, 1979-2000. Of counsel L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini LLP, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States District Court (ea, southern and western districts) New York 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), 1985, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1987, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Brooklyn Association Brian Injured Children, 1974-1977, New York Association for Learning Disabled, 1977-1979. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, International Municipal Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Joanne F. D'Antonio, August 5, 1967. Children: Joseph John, Anne Louise.
    • father: Joseph E. Fontana
    • mother: Sadie (Guastella) Fontana
    • spouse: Joanne F. D'Antonio
    • children: Joseph John Fontana
    • Anne Louise Fontana
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