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Lalit K. Jain

Lalit K. Jain, Indian, American lawyer, legal virologist. Bar: India 1975, New York 1978, United States Tax Court 1979, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) New York 2002, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982. National Merit scholar Government of India, 1960, 64, 67.

Background

  • Jain, Lalit K. was born on August 10, 1944 in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. Came to the United States 1971. Son of Baij Nath and Janki Devi Jain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Commerce, Patna University, India, 1964. Bachelor of Laws with distinction, Patna University, India, 1967.

    Career

    • Private practice tax and accounting, Patna, Bihar, India, 1967-1971. Senior tax accountant General Adjustment Bureau, Incorporated, New York York City, 1972, St. Regis Corporation, New York City, 1973-1976, legal assistant, 1976-1978, attorney, 1978-1980, general attorney, 1981-1983, manager tax research and plannig, 1983-1985. Senior attorney corporation law department Merrill Lynch and Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1985-1986, vice president corporation staff, counsel, 1986-1987, senior counsel, 1987-1992, vice president, senior counsel, office of general counsel, 1992-1994.

      Principal C'mmonSense Counsel, Inc., 1995-1997, KuttingEdge KommonSense, Inc., Rego Park, New York, since 1997. Board directors Forest Industries Tele-Communications, Eugene, Oregon.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: India 1975, New York 1978, United States Tax Court 1979, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) New York 2002, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982.

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    Fellow Institute Chartered Accountants (S. Vaidyanath Aiyar Memorial scholar 1966). Member Chartered Institute Secretaries and Administrators, Institute Company Secretaries India, Institute Cost and Works Accountants India.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, swimming, bowling, billiards, ping pong/table tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Abha Jain, May 28, 1973. Children; Monika, Konika.
    • father: Baij Nath
    • mother: Janki Devi Jain
    • spouse: Abha Jain
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    Born August 10, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality

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