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Bettina M. Lawton

Bettina M. Lawton, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1980, United States District Court District of Columbia 1980, New York 1981, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1993, Virginia 1994.

Background

  • Lawton, Bettina M. was born on October 10, 1954 in Albany, New York, United States. Daughter of John Jay and Elizabeth M. (Hammond) Lawton.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Hudson Valley Community College, 1974. Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Comparative Laws, Siena College, 1976. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1980.

    Career

    • Associate Rosenman Colin et al, Washington, 1980-1982, 84-86. Senior attorney Securities and Exchange Commission, 1982-1984. Associate Dechert, Price & Rhoads, 1986-1989.

      Partner, since 1989

      Member Task Force on Gender Bias in th Courts.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1980, United States District Court District of Columbia 1980, New York 1981, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1993, Virginia 1994.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (women's caucus, business law, law practice management and litigation section), District of Columbia Bar (business law, litigation sections), Women's Bar Association District of Columbia (treasurer 1983-1985, president 1985-1987, board directors 1989-1992).

    Connections

    • Children: Joshua J., David J.
    • father: John Jay Lawton
    • mother: Elizabeth M. (Hammond) Lawton
    • children: Joshua J. Lawton
    • David J. Lawton
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    Born October 10, 1954
    (age 63)
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