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Ricardo Angelo Mestres

Ricardo Angelo Mestres, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1962, United States Supreme Court 1970.


  • Mestres, Ricardo Angelo was born on August 12, 1933 in New York City. Son of Ricardo Angelo and Anita (Gwynne) Mestres.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961.


    • Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1961-1967, partner, 1968-2000, chairman, senior partner, 1995-2000, senior counsel, since 2001. Services to Lieutenent United States Navy, 1955-1958.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1962, United States Supreme Court 1970.


    Trustee Unitarian Church All Souls, New York City, 1973-1979, 84-87. Trustee Phillips Exeter Academy, 1989-1999, president board trustees, 1993-1999. Member of American Bar Association, Council Foreign Relations, American Law Institute, Association Bar City New York (corporation law, securities regulation law and state legislation committees), New York State Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Ann Farnsworth, June 18, 1955. Children: Laura, Ricardo III, Lynn, Anthony.
    • father: Ricardo Angelo Mestres
    • mother: Anita (Gwynne) Mestres
    • spouse: Ann Farnsworth
    • children: Laura Mestres
    • Ricardo III Mestres
    • Lynn Mestres
    • Anthony Mestres
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    Born August 12, 1933