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Edward Michael Fogarty

Edward Michael Fogarty, American lawyer. Bar: Rhode Island 1972, District of Columbia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.

Background

  • Fogarty, Edward Michael was born on February 25, 1948 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Raymond Henry and Mary (Hogan) Fogarty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Providence College, 1969. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1972.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States District Court Rhode Island, Providence, 1972-1973. Associate Wilkinson, Cragun & Barker, Washington, 1973-1979, partner, 1979-1982, Baenen, Timme, De Reitzes & Middleton, Washington, 1982-1983. Counsel Spriggs & Hollingsworth, 1983-1998.

      Legal counsel to speaker Rhode Island House of Representatives, Providence, 1987-1993. Legal counsel to majority leader Rhode Island Senate, Providence, 1993-2003, 04-08, legal counsel to senate president, 2003-2004, 08-. Arbitrator Rhode Island Superior Court, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Rhode Island 1972, District of Columbia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee Festival Ballet Providence, since 1988, president, 1994—1996. Member of American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association (national panel of arbitrators 1985-1996), District of Columbia Bar, Rhode Island Bar Association (house delegations 1992-1994), University Club Providence, University Club Washington.

    Connections

    • Married Gail Higgins, January 8, 1977.
    • father: Raymond Henry Fogarty
    • mother: Mary (Hogan) Fogarty
    • spouse: Gail Higgins
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    Born February 25, 1948
    (age 69)
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