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James Michael Shaughnessy

James Michael Shaughnessy, American lawyer. Recipient Benjamin F. Butler award School Law New York University, 1969. Served with New York National Guard, 1969-1970. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Association Bar City of New York, adminstrv.dir. Moot Court Board, Order of the Coif.

Background

  • Shaughnessy, James Michael was born on February 1, 1945. Son of James Gregory and Frieda Louise (Brosche) Shaughnessy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude (honorary), Adelphi University, 1967. Juris Doctor cum laude (honorary), New York University, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate Casey, Lane & Mittendorf, New York City, 1969-1976, partner, 1976-1982, Haythe & Curley, New York City, 1982-1987, Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, New York City, since 1987. Special counsel Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman LLP, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1970, United States District Courts (so, western, northern and eastern districts) New York 1971, 1987, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 5th & 9th circuits) 1974, 1983, California 1977, United States District Court (southern district) California 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, New York 1982, New Jersey 1983, United States District Court New Jersey 1983, United States Tax Court 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with New York National Guard, 1969-1970. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Association Bar City of New York, adminstrv.dir. Moot Court Board, Order of the Coif.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Ann Bonfiglio, August 17, 1968. Married 2d, Kari Marie Thoring, November 19, 1977. Children: Brendan Michael, Megan Annual.
    • father: James Gregory Shaughnessy
    • mother: Frieda Louise (Brosche) Shaughnessy
    • spouses: Linda Ann Bonfiglio
    • Kari Marie Thoring
    • children: Brendan Michael Shaughnessy
    • Megan Annual Shaughnessy
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    Born February 1, 1945
    (age 72)
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