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Deborah Cummis Sandlaufer

Deborah Cummis Sandlaufer, American lawyer. Bar: California 1992, New Jersey 1994, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1994, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1999, United States Supreme Court, 1999. Law Students Rights Foundation fellow, 1989.

Background

Sandlaufer, Deborah Cummis was born on November 6, 1959 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Clive Sanford and Ann Estelle (Denburg) C.

Education

Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1980. Master of Arts, New York University, 1988. Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University, 1991.

Career

Administrative assistant Associated Press, 1981-1983. Manager olympic affiliate relations ABC Radio Networks, 1983-1984. Consultant Free-Lance Radio, 1984-1985.

Manager, affiliate relations MJI Broadcasting, 1985. District team assistant Columbia Broadcasting System Television Network, 1986-1987. Legal assistant Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler, 1987-1988, Covenant House Institute Youth Advocacy, 1989.

Law clerk Dickson Creighton & Lowenstein, 1989-1990. Summer associate Hannoch Weismen, 1990. Law clerk Hayden Perle & Silber, 1990-1991.

Private practice, 1992-1994. Assistant prosecutor Domestic Violence Unit Union County (New Jersey) Prosecutor' General’ s Office, 1994-1998. Associate Genova Burns & Vernoia, Livingston, New Jersey, 1998—1999, Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, Roseland, 1999—2002.

Deputy attorney general New Jersey Department Law & Public Safety, Whippany, since 2002, Office Bias Crime & Community Relations, 2002—2005, Office Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, 2005—2007. Senior associate Wolf Block LLP. Adjunct professor legal writing & research Seton Hall University Law School, 2001—2005.

Owner, managing partner Deborah Cummis Sandlaufer LLC, general litigation practice.

Membership

Member Human Relations Commission, West Orange Township, 2003—2006. Member American Bar Association, American Association of University Women (various executive positions), American Association University Women (president, 1884-1886, v,p, programming, 1988-1991, director, 1986-1988), American Jewish Congress (board directors, since 2001),New Jersey Bar Association(vice chair criminal secretary), Essex County Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, travel, politics, blogging.

Connections

Married Douglas A. Sandlaufer, 2001. 1 child Samuel B. Klein.