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Erica Blythe Garay

Erica Blythe Garay, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1979, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1979, United States District Court (northern district) California 1986, California 1987, United States District Court (central district) California 1987, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1987.

Background

  • Garay, Erica Blythe was born on March 8, 1953 in New York City. Daughter of Harold and Gladys M. (Messing) Garay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1973. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1978.

    Career

    • Assistant Corporate Counsel New York City Law Department, 1978-1982. Associate Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York City, 1982-1983, Rivkin, Radler & Kremer, Uniondale, New York, 1983-1985, partner, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1979, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1979, United States District Court (northern district) California 1986, California 1987, United States District Court (central district) California 1987, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1987.

    Works

    • Editor American Bar Association newsletter Equal Access, 1995-1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women. Board directors Center for Family Resources, 1994-1996. President, board directors Women Economic Developers of Long Island.

    Member executive board College Management C.W. Post University. Member American Bar Association (chair litigation section committee).

    Connections

    • Married Gary S. Schachter, December 22, 1973 (deceased August 1980). Married Michael B. Siehs, June 10, 1984. Children: Rachel Claire, Kaitlin Anne.
    • father: Harold Garay
    • mother: Gladys M. (Messing) Garay
    • spouses: Gary S. Schachter
    • Michael B. Siehs
    • children: Rachel Claire Garay
    • Kaitlin Anne Garay
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    Born March 8, 1953
    (age 64)
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