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Robert A. McNew

Robert A. McNew, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1968, New York 1979.


  • McNew, Robert A. was born on July 31, 1938 in Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States. Son of Virgil H. and Margaret (Johnston) McNew.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1961. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1968.


    • Trial attorney antitrust division United States Department of Justice Cleveland Regional Office, Cleveland, 1968-1975. Assistant chief antitrust division United States Department of Justice New York Regional Office, New York City, 1975-1980. Counsel trade regulation Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, 1980-1987, senior counsel, since 1987.

      Adjunct assistan professor law Cleveland State University, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1968, New York 1979.


    • Editor: Jury Instruction in Criminal Antitrust Cases, 1982.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Board directors Plainview-Old Bethpage Board of Education, New York, 1975-1980, president, 1979. Board directors, trustee Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association, Cleveland, since 1985, president 1986-1989. Served to lieutenant commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1961-1972.

    Member American Bar Association (chairman criminal practice and procedure committee 1985-1986), Federal Bar Association (president Cleveland chapter 1985-1986, chairman antitrust and trade regulation section 1986-1988, national deputy secretary 1995-1996, national secretary 1996-1997, national treasurer 1997-1998, national vice president since 1998), Ohio Bar Association (antitrust section, board governors since 1983).


    • Married Judith Ann Graffius, September 4, 1964. Children: Erin Margaret, Tracy Delores.
    • father: Virgil H. McNew
    • mother: Margaret (Johnston) McNew
    • spouse: Judith Ann Graffius
    • children: Erin Margaret McNew
    • Tracy Delores McNew
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