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John Louis Amabile

John Louis Amabile, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964, United States Court Claims 1964, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1970, United States Tax Court 1984, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1984.

Background

  • Amabile, John Louis was born on October 13, 1934 in New York City. Son of John A. and Rose (Singer) Amabile.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, College Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, St. John's School Law, 1959.

    Career

    • Worked at Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson (New York, NY) specializing in Labor and Employment Relations and Related Litigation on Behalf of Management. Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration and Litigation. Commercial Litigation, Trials and Appeals, Taxation, Real Estate.

      Corporate, Commercial and General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1959, New York. 1961, United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

      1964, United States. Supreme Court and United States. Court of Claims; 1970, United States. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.

      1984, United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and United States. Tax Court.

      Phi Delta Phi. Articles Editor, St. John's Law Review, 1958-1959.

      Author: "Responses to Complaints" Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, West, 1995. Chair, Seminar on Winning Strategies for Depositions in Corporate Litigation, Practising Law Institute, 1991-1992. Faculty, Practising Law Institute Deposition Training Program, 1987-1990.

      Co-Chair, Seminars on The Art of Taking and Defending Depositions in Corporate Litigation, Practising Law Institute, 1982-1985. Member and Panel Chair, Departmental Disciplinary Committee of the First Judicial Department of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, State of New York, 1980-1985, 1987-1992. Member, 1984-1990 and Chair, 1987-1989, Town of New Castle Recreation and Parks Commission.

      Arbitrator, United States. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1988—. Mediator, United States.

      District Court, Southern District of New York, 1993—. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, 1971-1974 and Chair, 1975-1978, Committee on State Legislation. Member, Committee on Grievances, 1979.

      Member, Committee on Women in Courts, 1988-1994. Member, Panel for Arbitration of Disputes between Lawyers, 1988—. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1989-1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996.

      Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Gender Bias in Federal Courts, 1991-1994. Member, Council on Judicial Administration, 1996—. Member, Committee on Professional Discipline, 1996—).

      New York State (Member: Banking, Corporation and Business Law. Antitrust Law and Trial Lawyers Section) and American (Member, Sections of Litigation. Antitrust Law and Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law) Bar Associations.

      Federal Bar Council. Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson was founded in the year 1866 in New York by William B. Putney. Henry B. Twombly joined the Firm in 1885.

      Through a succession of subsequent partnerships this practice developed in the concentrated areas of Labor Law, Trusts and Estates and Litigation. The Firm also offers legal services in the areas of corporate, commercial and real estate law.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member, 1984-1990 and Chair, 1987-1989, Town of New Castle Recreation and Parks Commission. Arbitrator, United States. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1988—.

    Mediator, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1993—. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, 1971-1974 and Chair, 1975-1978, Committee on State Legislation.

    Member, Committee on Grievances, 1979. Member, Committee on Women in Courts, 1988-1994. Member, Panel for Arbitration of Disputes between Lawyers, 1988—.

    Member, Judiciary Committee, 1989-1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996. Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Gender Bias in Federal Courts, 1991-1994. Member, Council on Judicial Administration, 1996—.

    Member, Committee on Professional Discipline, 1996—). New York State (Member: Banking, Corporation and Business Law. Antitrust Law and Trial Lawyers Section) and American (Member, Sections of Litigation.

    Antitrust Law and Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law) Bar Associations. Federal Bar Council.

    Connections

    • Married Christina M. Leary, November 23, 1963. Children: Tracy Ann, John Christopher.
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    Born October 13, 1934