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Cliffe Lane Gort, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1974, Florida 1975, United States District Court Georgia 1997, District of Columbia 1978, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1978, United States.Supreme Court 1978, New York 1981, United States.Ct. Appeals (11th circuit) 1982. Named Outstanding Atlantan, City of Atlanta, 1978-1979.


Gort, Cliffe Lane was born on October 27, 1949 in New York City. Son of Seymour David Gort and Karol H. (Gordon) Stern Gort.


Bachelor with honors, Marietta College, 1971. Juris Doctor with honors, Emory University, 1974.


Law clerk Atlanta Judicial Circuit, 1974—1975. Associate Garland & Garland, Atlanta, 1975—1977. Senior partner Gort, Slater & Walther, since 1977.

Professor Columbia Southern School Law, 1978—1980, National Institute Trail Advocacy, Emory University, 1982—1985. Chief arbitrator Fulton County Superior Court.


Board governors Family & Children's Bureau Atlanta, 1982—1987. Vice chairman District Republican Party., 1985—1987. Member of District of Columbia Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Atlanta Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, State Bar Georgia (chairman criminal law section 1983-1986, public information section 1978-1982), Atlanta Sporting Club (Atlanta), United States Tennis Association, Atlanta Tennis Lawn Association, Phi Alpha Delta.


Married Sylvia Ruth Herman, September 2, 1984.