logo logo

Edwin Earl McAmis

Edwin Earl McAmis was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1960, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, United States Supreme Court 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 3d circuits) 1964, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1981.

Background

  • McAmis, Edwin Earl was born on August 8, 1934 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. Son of Zenas Earl and Anna Louise (Miller) McAmis.

  • Education

    • AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate law firm Webster, Sheffield & Chrystie, New York City, 1959-1961, Regan Goldfarb Powell & Quinn, New York City, 1962-1965, Lovejoy, Wasson, Lundgren & Ashton, New York City, 1965-1969, partner, 1969-1977, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1977-1990. Bar associate City of New York, Committee on Professional Ethics, Federal Courts, 1987—1990. Special partner, pro bono Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1990-1993.

      Adjunct professor law Fordham University, 1984-1985, Benjamin N. Cardozo School Law, New York City, 1985-1990. With United States Army, 1961-1962.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1960, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, United States Supreme Court 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 3d circuits) 1964, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1981.

    Membership

    Board director Lambda Legal and Education Fund, 1991—1995. Board directors Aston Magna Foundation Music, Inc., 1982—1993, Community Research Initiative New York, 1988—1989. Member of American Bar Association, Selden Society.

    Connections

    • Married Malin Eklof, May 31, 1959 (divorced 1979). 1 child Andrew Bruce. Life partner Gerson Gonzalez.
    • father: Zenas Earl McAmis
    • mother: Anna Louise (Miller) McAmis
    • spouse: Malin Eklof
    • child: Andrew Bruce McAmis
    See on larger map
    Nationality