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Anne deHayden Neal

Anne deHayden Neal, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1981, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1981, United States Court Claims 1982, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1982, District of Columbia 1984, Wisconsin 1986. Pulliam journalism fellow, Indianapolis News, 1977.

Background

  • Neal, Anne deHayden was born on March 22, 1955 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of James Thomas and Georgianne (Davis) Neal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in American History and Literature, Harvard University, 1977. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1980.

    Career

    • Associate Rogers & Wells, New York City, 1980—1982. General counsel Office of Administration, Executive Office President, Washington, 1982—1984. Associate Wiley, Rein & Fielding, 1984—1987.

      Deputy general counsel Recording Industry Association American Inc., 1987—1990, senior vice president corporation legal affairs, 1989—1990. Co-chair Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness, since 1995. General counsel, congressional liaison National Endowment of the Humanities, 1990—1993.

      Fellow Discovery Institute, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1981, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1981, United States Court Claims 1982, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1982, District of Columbia 1984, Wisconsin 1986.

    Politics

    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

    Membership

    Vice president, general counsel National Alumni Forum, since 1994. Founding member National Museum Women in Arts, 1984. Board directors, vice president, house of representatives Child Care Center Inc., 1986—1990.

    Chairman New Leadership Fund, 1985—1990. Co-chairman Child Care Interest Group, 1989. Board directors National Museum Women in Arts, 1987—1990, vice president, 1988—1990.

    Member of American Bar Association, Dramatic Club (Indianapolis), Colonial Dames America, Communications Law Forum, Federal Communications Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Evert Petri, March 26, 1983.
    • father: James Thomas Neal
    • mother: Georgianne (Davis) Neal
    • spouse: Thomas Evert Petri
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    Born March 22, 1955
    (age 62)
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