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David Jeremy Bodney

David Jeremy Bodney, American lawyer. Bar: Arizona 1979, United States Dist Court Arizona 1980, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983. Recipient Certified Merit, American Bar Association.

Background

  • Bodney, David Jeremy was born on July 15, 1954 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Daniel F. and Retha (Silby) Bodney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Yale University, 1976. Master of Arts in Foreign Affairs, University Virginia, 1979. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1979.

    Career

    • Legislation assistant, speechwriter United States Senator John V. Tunney, Washington, 1975-1976. Senior editor Virginia Journal of International Law, 1978-1979. Associate Brown and Bain PA, Phoenix, 1979-1985, partner, 1985-1990.

      General counsel New Times, Inc., 1990-1992. Partner Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, since 1992, managing partner, 2002—2003. Visiting professor Arizona State University, Tempe, 1985, 94—.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arizona 1979, United States Dist Court Arizona 1980, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1983.

    Works

    • Co-author: Libel Defense Resource Center: 50-State Survey, since 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, Phoenix, 1983-1990, president, 1989-1990. Chairman Yale Alumni Schools Committee, Phoenix, 1984-1987. Vice chairman City of Phoenix Solicitation Board, 1986-1988, chairman, 1988-1989.

    Board directors Children's Action Alliance, since 1995, chairman, 2003-2007, chairman. Advisory panel on Civil Liberties to White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security, 1997. Board directors Arizona region Anti-Defamation League, since 2001, vice president, 2004-2006, chairman, since 2006.

    Advisory council director Arizona Center Public Policy. Member American Bar Association (forum committee on communication law since 1984, concerned correspondents network committee since 1979), Arizona Bar Association Clubs: Yale (board directors Phoenix club since 1979), Arizona Academy, Maricopa County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Hughes. Children: Christian Steven, Anna Claire, Daniel Martin.
    • father: Daniel F. Bodney
    • mother: Retha (Silby) Bodney
    • spouse: Sarah Hughes
    • children: Christian Steven Bodney
    • Anna Claire Bodney
    • Daniel Martin Bodney
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    Born July 15, 1954
    (age 63)
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