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John C. Lifland

John C. Lifland, federal judge. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Association Federal Bar (vice president since 1986), New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association; member American Bar Association (antitrust section publications committee, books editor/co-editor Antitrust Law Journal 1981-1987), Clearwater Seim Club, Essex Club, Harvard Law School Association.

Background

  • Lifland, John C. was born in 1933.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957.

    Career

    • Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Lifland received a B.A. from Yale University in 1954 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1957. He was in private practice in Newark, New Jersey from 1957 to 1959. He was in the United States Army Lieutenant in 1958.

      He was a Law secretary of Hon. Thomas F. Meaney, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey from 1959 to 1961. He was in private practice in Newark, New Jersey from 1961 to 1988.

      On February 29, 1988, Lifland was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey vacated by Clarkson S. Fisher. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 19, 1988, and received his commission on May 20, 1988. He assumed senior status on June 15, 2001.

      Lifland served in that capacity until his retirement on May 31, 2007.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Association Federal Bar (vice president since 1986), New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association. Member American Bar Association (antitrust section publications committee, books editor/co-editor Antitrust Law Journal 1981-1987), Clearwater Seim Club, Essex Club, Harvard Law School Association.
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