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Cherif Sedky

Cherif Sedky, Egyptian, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1969, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1974, Virginia 1993. Member of National United States Arab Chamber of Commerce (chairman), District of Columbia Bar Association, American Bar Association, Metropolitan Club, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Sedky, Cherif was born on December 10, 1943 in Alexandria, Egypt. Arrived in United States, 1958. Son of Abdalla and Mona Frances (Smith) Sedky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate Surrey Karasik Greene & Hill, Washington, 1969—1971, Hill Christopher & Phillips, Washington, 1971—1975. Partner Kirkpatrick & Lockhart and predecessor firms, 1976—1992. Private practice, 1992—1994.

      Partner Sedky, Wittie & Letsche, since 1994. General cousel Al-Murjan Group, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, since 1994. Assistant general counsel MCI Communications Corporation, Washington, 1972—1973.

      Board directors Arab-American Cultural Foundation, American Near East Refugee Aid.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1969, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1974, Virginia 1993.

    Religion

    Denomination: Muslim

    Membership

    Member of National United States Arab Chamber of Commerce (chairman), District of Columbia Bar Association, American Bar Association, Metropolitan Club, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Julie A. Greer, December 18, 1964 (divorced). Children: Tarik, Mona, Sarah. Married Linda M. Jackson, December 26, 1987.
    • father: Abdalla Sedky
    • mother: Mona Frances (Smith) Sedky
    • spouses: Julie A. Greer
    • Linda M. Jackson
    • children: Tarik Sedky
    • Mona Sedky
    • Sarah Sedky
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    Born December 10, 1943
    (age 73)
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