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David Remember Baker, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1954, New York 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Background

Baker, David Remember was born on January 17, 1932 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of Roger Denio and Eleanor Elizabeth (Ussher) Baker.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1949. Bachelor, Birmingham-Southern College, 1951. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1954.

Doctor of Laws honoris causa, Birmingham-Southern College, 2009.

Career

Associate Cabaniss & Johnston, Birmingham, Alabama, 1957-1962, Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, New York City, 1962-1966, partner, 1967-1986, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, New York City, 1986-1993, Afridi, Angell & Baker, New York City, 1993-1996, Gersen, Baker & Wood LLP, New York City, 1997-1998, Baker, Johnston & Wilson LLP, Birmingham and New York City, 1998—2003. Of counsel Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC, since 2003. General counsel Economic Club New York, since 1977.

Director Junior Achievement New York, 1973—1999, Junior Achievement Greater Birmingham, 1999—2007. President Musica Viva New York, 1994—1996, New York Legislative Service, 1975—1998, chairman, since 1998. With United States Army, 1954-1957.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1954, New York 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Works

Membership

Member advisory committee Center for New York City Law, since 2000. Life trustee Birmingham-Southern College, since 1985. Member of American Bar Association (liaison committee finance accounting standards board 1981—2007), Alabama Law Institute, New York State Bar Association (executive committee business law section 1987-1989, executive committee international law and practice section 1991-1992, chairman international investment and development committee 1991-1992), Association Lloyd's Members (North America advisory board member since 2000), International Bar Association (vice chairman business organization committee 1986-1990, representative to the United States members New York area 1988—2000, chairman committee on trusts for business 1990-1994, principal representative to United Nations in New York 1993—2010, representative since 2010), Birmingham Bar Association (chairman history and archives committee 2002, 2008-2009), Alabama Bar Association, New York City Bar Association (chairman committee on state legislation 1968-1970), American Law Institute, American Arbitration Association (national panel), Metropolitan Club New York City, Harvard Club New York City.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge.

Connections

Married Myra Augusta Mullins (deceased Sept, 2010), November 2, 1955. Married Lois Avery Gaeta, April 19, 2011.

father:
Roger Denio Baker

mother:
Eleanor Elizabeth (Ussher) Baker

spouses:
Myra Augusta Mullins

Lois Avery Gaeta