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Sally Schultz Neely

Sally Schultz Neely, American lawyer. Bar: Arizona 1972, California 1977.

Background

  • Neely, Sally Schultz was born on March 2, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1971.

    Career

    • Law clerk to judge The United States of America Court Appeals (9th circuit), Phoenix, 1971-1972. Associate Lewis and Roca, 1972-1975. Assistant professor Law School Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1977.

      Associate Shutan & Trost, Professional Corporation, Los Angeles, 1977-1979. Partner, senior counsel Sidley Austin LLP (and predecessor firms), since 1980. Co-chair American Law Institute-American Bar Association Chapter 11 Business Reorgns., 1989-1995, 97-, National Conference Bankruptcy Judges, 1988, 90, 95, 96, 97, 99, 02, 06, 08, 10, Federal Judicial Center, 1989, 90, 94-95, 2009, Southeast Bankruptcy Law Institute, 2002, 08, Workshop Bankruptcy and Business Reorganization New York University, since 1992.

      Representative 9th circuit judicial conference, 1989-1991. Member National Bankruptcy Conference, since 1993, chair committee on legislation, since 2001, member executive committee.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arizona 1972, California 1977.

    Membership

    Chair Stanford University Law School Reunion Giving, 1996. Board visiting Stanford University Law School, 1990-1992. Member board director Los Angeles Children's Chorus, since 2006.

    Member of American Bar Association, California Bar Association, American College Bankruptcy (member board regents 1998—2003, board directors 2003-2005, chair educational programs committee since 2003, vice president 2005-2009).
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    Born March 2, 1948
    (age 69)
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