logo logo

James Patrick Heffernan

James Patrick Heffernan, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959. Named Fulbright scholar, 1955-1956. Member Armonk (New York ) School Board, 1973-1976. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association of City of New York.

Background

  • Heffernan, James Patrick was born on November 27, 1933 in New York City. Son of James and Nora (Manion) Heffernan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Davies, Hardy & Schenck, New York City, 1959-1965. Labor counsel Sylvania Electric, 1965-1969, senior counsel, 1969-1972. Counsel, secretary New York Racing Association, Jamaica, 1972-1977, president, 1977-1982.

      Vice president General Instrument Corporation, New York City, 1982. President, general manager Amtote, division General Instrument, Huntvalley, Maryland, 1982-1986. President Heffernan & Associates, New York City, 1986-1990.

      Executive director American Horse Racing Federation, since 1990. Director Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau, New York City, 1978-1982, Thoroughbred Racing Association, 1970-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959.

    Membership

    Member Armonk (New York ) School Board, 1973-1976. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association of City of New York.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Kirschner, July 30, 1955. Children: Stephen, Stacey, Barbara, Audrey, Elizabeth, Jonathan.
    • father: James Heffernan
    • mother: Nora (Manion) Heffernan
    • spouse: Elaine Kirschner
    • children: Stephen Heffernan
    • Stacey Heffernan
    • Barbara Heffernan
    • Audrey Heffernan
    • Elizabeth Heffernan
    • Jonathan Heffernan
    See on larger map
    Born November 27, 1933
    Nationality

    Award