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Edwin Earl McAmis, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1960, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 3d circuits) 1964, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1981.


McAmis, Edwin Earl was born on August 8, 1934 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. Son of Zenas Earl and Anna Louise (Miller) McAmis.


AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1959.


Associate law firm Webster, Sheffield & Chrystie, New York City, 1959-1961, Regan Goldfarb Powell & Quinn, New York City, 1962-1965, Lovejoy, Wasson, Lundgren & Ashton, New York City, 1965-1969, partner, 1969-1977, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1977-1990. Bar associate City of New York, Committee on Professional Ethics, Federal Courts, 1987—1990. Special partner, pro bono Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1990-1993.

Adjunct professor law Fordham University, 1984-1985, Benjamin N. Cardozo School Law, New York City, 1985-1990. With United States Army, 1961-1962.


Board of directors Aston Magna Foundation for Music, Inc., 1982-1993, Cmty. Research Initiative New York, 1988-1989. Member Lambda Legal and Education Fund, 1991-1995.

With United States Army, 1961-1962. Member American Bar Association, Selden Society.


Married Malin Eklof, May 31, 1959 (divorced 1979). 1 child Andrew Bruce. Life partner Gerson Gonzalez.