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Nicholas Wolff Fels

Nicholas Wolff Fels, American lawyer. Board directors District of Columbia Education Compact, since 2005; Member Energy Bar Association, District of Columbia Appleseed Center (board directors since 1994, president 1996-2000).

Background

  • Fels, Nicholas Wolff was born on March 19, 1943 in White Plains, New York, United States. Son of Lawrence P. and Fredricka (Gaines) Fels.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1964. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1965. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1968.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Honorary John Minor Wisdom United States Court Appeals, New Orleans, 1968-1969. Attorney Office of Economic Opportunity Legal Services, Los Angeles, 1969—1970. Associate Covington & Burling, Washington, 1970-1976, partner, energy practice group, 1976—2006, senior counsel, since 2006.

      Member National Committee on United States-China Relations, New York City, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1968, California 1970, United States District Court (central district) California 1970, District of Columbia 1971, United States District Court District of Columbia 1971, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1976, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1977, United States Supreme Court 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1979, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1982.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors District of Columbia Education Compact, since 2005. Member Energy Bar Association, District of Columbia Appleseed Center (board directors since 1994, president 1996-2000).

    Connections

    • Married Susan T. McEwan, December 28, 1968. 1 child, Sarah.
    • father: Lawrence P. Fels
    • mother: Fredricka (Gaines) Fels
    • spouse: Susan T. McEwan
    • child: Sarah Fels
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    Born March 19, 1943
    (age 74)
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