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Peter P. Mullen

Peter P. Mullen, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1951. Named Man of Year Catholic Big Brothers, 1987; recipient John Carroll award Georgetown University, 1984, John Carroll Medal Merit, 1988, Thomas More award Lawyers Committee Cardinal's Committee of the Laity, 1996, Elizabeth Ann Seton award National Catholic Education Association, 1998; named Stone scholar Columbia University, 1951.


  • Mullen, Peter P. was born on April 8, 1928 in New York City.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Georgetown University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1951.


    • Partner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York City, 1961—1998, executive partner, 1981—1994, of counsel, since 1998. Co-chairman Cardinal's Committee Laity Archdiocese New York, 1989-2003. Board directors, secretary, treasurer, Eye Surgery, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1951.


    Formerly member, president Board Education Public Schools, Bronxville, New York, 1979-1981. Chairman Skadden Fellowship Foundation, since 1988. Board directors, vice-chairman Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, 1984-1989.

    Board directors, secretary Project Orbis International, since 1985, Georgetown University, Washington, 1982-1999, chairman, 1985-1992. Board directors Legal Aid Society, 1987-1993, Volumes Legal Services, Inc., 1988-1999, United Way Bronxville, 1985-1993, New Milford Hospital, since 1997, Practicing Attorneys Law Students, 1988-1999. Trustee Lawyer's Commission Civil Rights Under Law, 1984-1999.

    Chairman Gregorian University Foundation, since 1989. Board directors, executive committee Vatican Observatory Foundation, 1993-2006. Member American Bar Association, Society Friendly Sons St. Patrick (New York, president 1989-1990), Knight Malta.


    • Married Cecilia Kirby. 5 children.
    • spouse: Cecilia Kirby
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    Born April 8, 1928