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William Adam Montgomery

William Adam Montgomery, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Illinois 1959, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977. Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers; member: American Bar Association (council antitrust section 1989-1992), Seventh Circuit Bar Association (president 1988-1989), Chicago Bar Association, Lawyers Club Chicago.

Background

  • Montgomery, William Adam was born on May 22, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Rogerson and Helen (Fyke) Montgomery.

  • Education

    • AB, Williams College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1958.

    Career

    • Attorney civil division, appellate section Department Justice, Washington, 1958—1960. Associate Schiff Hardin LLP, Chicago, 1960—1968, partner, 1968—1993, since 1999. Vice president, general counsel State Farm Insurance Companies, Bloomington, 1994—1997, senior vice president, general counsel, 1997—1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Illinois 1959, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.

    Works

    • Author: (39 corporation practice series) Tying Arrangements, 1984. Co-author: Insurance Antitrust and Unfair Trade Practices Law, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers. Member: American Bar Association (council antitrust section 1989-1992), Seventh Circuit Bar Association (president 1988-1989), Chicago Bar Association, Lawyers Club Chicago.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, woodturning.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Fauver, July 28, 1956 (divorced December 1967). Children: Elizabeth, William, Virginia. Married Deborah Stephens, July 29, 1972.

      Children: Alex, Katherine.
    • father: John Rogerson Montgomery
    • mother: Helen (Fyke) Montgomery
    • spouses: Jane Fauver
    • Deborah Stephens
    • children: Elizabeth Montgomery
    • William Montgomery
    • Virginia Montgomery
    • Alex Montgomery
    • Katherine Montgomery
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    Born March 22, 1933
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