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Danforth Newcomb, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Civil litigation, federalInternational, privateBankinglawyer. Decorated Bronze Star. Served to captain United States Army, 1969-1970.


Newcomb, Danforth was born on January 24, 1943 in Tarrytown, New York, United States. Son of Russell Ladd and Louise Munroe (Blaser) Newcomb.


University of Vermont (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). Columbia University (Bachelor of Laws, 1968).


Worked at Shearman & Sterling (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1968, New York. Shearman & Sterling, founded in 1873, has more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices throughout the world.

The firm's practice encompasses most major areas of business law, including: Antitrust and Trade Regulation. Banking; Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization. Compensation and Benefits.

Environmental; Finance (including Corporate Finance, Domestic Private Finance, Financial Institutions, International Private Finance and Project Finance). Individual Clients, Trusts and Estates. Insurance; International Trade and Government Relations.

Litigation and Arbitration. Mergers and Acquisitions. Oil and Gas; Privatizations.

Real Estate; and Tax. The Firm is also engaged in the practice of French, German and Hungarian law through its offices in France, Germany and Hungary.


Member of American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association (panel arbitrators), Federal Bar Council.


Married Elizabeth W. Newcomb, November 25, 1966. Children: Alexander, Thomas.