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James Nelson Benedict

James Nelson Benedict, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, United States District Court (northern, eastern and southern districts) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

Background

  • Benedict, James Nelson was born on October 6, 1949 in Norwich, New York, United States. Son of Nelson H. and Helen (Wilson) Benedict.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, St. Lawrence University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Albany Law School of Union University, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Rogers & Wells, New York City, 1974-1982. Partner Clifford Chance, 1982—2004, Milbank Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1975, United States District Court (northern, eastern and southern districts) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

    Works

    • Member board contributing editors and advisors The Corporation Law Review, 1976-1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Reece School, New York City, 1984-1989, Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center, New York City, 1984-1989. Trustee St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1985-1991. Member American Bar Association (chairman securities litigation subcommittee on 1940 Act matters 1984-1986, 96—), Federal Bar Council New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (committee on securities regulaton, federal legislation committee, federal courts committee), American Society Writers on Legal Subjects, Sky Club (New York City), Scarsdale Golf Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Janet E. Fagal, May 8, 1982.
    • father: Nelson H. Benedict
    • mother: Helen (Wilson) Benedict
    • spouse: Janet E. Fagal
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    Born October 6, 1949
    (age 68)
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