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Ned Berry Stiles

Ned Berry Stiles, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1958, New York 1962.


  • Stiles, Ned Berry was born on August 7, 1932 in Mays Lick, Kentucky, United States. Son of Andrew Jackson and Frances (Berry) Stiles.

  • Education

    • AB, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1953. Master of Laws, University Cincinnati, 1958.


    • Staff attorney Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1958-1961. Associate Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York City, 1961-1967, partner, 1968-1988, managing partner, from 1988. President, chairman board Fir Tree International Fund.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1958, New York 1962.


    • Member, board eds., Cincinnati Law Review, 1957-1958. Co-author: The Silent Partners– Institutional Investors and Corporate Control, 1965.

      Contributor artlicles to legal publications.


    President, board directors Quogue Association Incorporated, New York York. Treasurer, board directors Group for the South Fork, Southampton, New York. Board appeals Village of Quogue.

    Served to captain United States Air Force, 1953-1955. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (former member securities regulation and corporation law committees) Clubs: River (New York City), India House (New York City).


    • Married Patricia Pollard, November 23, 1953 (divorced 1959). 1 son, Michael P.; married Lynn Shattuck, April 16, 1966 (divorced 1976). Children: Andrew J., Peter S.

      Married Deborah Fiedler, December 2, 1978. 1 daughter, Jessica B.
    • father: Andrew Jackson Stiles
    • mother: Frances (Berry) Stiles
    • spouses: Patricia Pollard
    • Lynn Shattuck
    • Deborah Fiedler
    • children: Andrew J. Stiles
    • Peter S. Stiles
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    Born August 7, 1932
    Died January 29, 2003
    (aged 70)