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John Matthew Liftin

John Matthew Liftin, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1967, District of Columbia 1974, United States District Court District of Columbia 1975, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Member American Bar Association (Chairman of Commission on federal regulation securities), University Club. M C.

Background

  • Liftin, John Matthew was born on June 25, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

  • Education

    • University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Arts). Columbia University (Bachelor of Laws).

    Career

    • Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1967-1971. Special counsel to chairman Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1971-1972, associate director market regional division, 1972-1974. Partner Rogers & Wells, 1974-1985.

      President Quadrex Securities Corporation, New York City, 1985-1987. Senior vice president, general counsel Kidder, Peabody Group Inc., 1987-1996. Independent consultant Prudential Finance, Newark, 1997—1998.

      Senior vice president, general counsel Prudential Insurance, 1998—2000, Prudential Finance, 2000—2005. Vice-chairman, general counsel Bank of New York, New York City, 2005—2007. Managing director, general counsel D.E.Shaw Group, since 2007.

      Member advisory board securities regulation and law reports Bureau National Affairs, Inc., Washington, since 1979. Member New York Stock Exchange Legal Advisory Committee, 2000-2004.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (Chairman of Commission on federal regulation securities), University Club.

    Connections

    • Children: Eric, Hilary, Sam.
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