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Matthew Michael Neumeier

Matthew Michael Neumeier, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1987, Michigan 1988, Illinois 1991, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1988, United States District Court (eastern, northern districts and trial bar) Illinois 1991, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1992, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1998, United States Supreme Court 1991.

Background

  • Neumeier, Matthew Michael was born on September 13, 1954 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frank Edward and Ruth Irene (Effenberger) Neumeier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in General Studies with distinction, University Michigan, 1981. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1984.

    Career

    • Secretary-treasurer Indiana Roofing & Siding Company, Escanaba, Michigan, 1973-1978. Managing partner Indiana Roofing Company, Menominee, 1977-1978. Law clerk to presiding justice United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), San Diego, 1984-1985.

      Law clerk to chief justice Warren E. Burger United States Supreme Court, Washington, 1985-1986. Special assistant to chairman United States Constitution Bicentennial Commission, 1986. Associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1986-1988.

      Special counsel Burnham & Ritchie, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1988. Associate Schlussel, Lifton, Simon, Rands, Galvin & Jackier, Professional Corporation, 1988-1990, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Chicago, 1990-1996. Partner Jenner & Block, 1996—2007, Howrey LLP, Chicago, since 2007.

      Adjunct professor computer law and high technical litigation John Marshall Law School, Chicago, 1999—2008.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1987, Michigan 1988, Illinois 1991, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1988, United States District Court (eastern, northern districts and trial bar) Illinois 1991, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1992, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1998, United States Supreme Court 1991.

    Works

    • Editor: Harvard Law Review, 1982-1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    President, board directors University Cellar Inc., Ann Arbor, 1979-1981. Board directors Economic Development Corporation, Menominee, 1978-1979, Midwestern division American Suicide Foundation, secretary, 1992-1997, Commonwealth Plaza Condominium Association, director, 1999-2009, president, 2000-2007. Director Harvard Law Society Illinois, since 2003, secretary, 2005-2007, treasurer, 2007-2008, 2nd vice president, since 2008.

    Member vestry Church Our Savior, 1997-2000. Board directors Chicago Children's Museum, since 1999, secretary, since 2003. Chairman Harvard Law School 15 Year Reunion Gift Fund, 1999.

    Vice chair Harvard Law School 20 Year Reunion Gift Fund, 2003-2004. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, Association of Bar City of New York, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Economic Club Chicago, City Club Chicago.

    Personality

    Interests

    Classic automobiles, piano, choir.

    Connections

    • Married Annmarie Prine, January 31, 1987. Children: Ruthann Marie, Emilie Irene, Matthew Charles.
    • father: Frank Edward Neumeier
    • mother: Ruth Irene (Effenberger) Neumeier
    • spouse: Annmarie Prine
    • children: Ruthann Marie Neumeier
    • Emilie Irene Neumeier
    • Matthew Charles Neumeier
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    Born September 13, 1954
    (age 63)
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