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federal prosecutor , Lawyer

Gordon Mehler, American lawyer, former federal prosecutor. Bar: New York 1983, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1983, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1984, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1986, United States Supreme Court 2000, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 2009.

Background

Mehler, Gordon was born on February 27, 1955 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Irving Martin and Bernice (Steinberg) Mehler.

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder (Bachelor of Science). New York University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Associate Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1982-1983. Law clerk to presiding judge United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Denver, 1983-1984. Federal prosecutor United States Attorney' General’ s Office (eastern district), New York City, 1984—1999, chief special prosecutions (public integrity), 1996-1998.

Deputy assistant attorney general United States Department Justice, Washington, 1999-2000. Private practice Law Offices of Gordon Mehler, Professional Limited Liability Company, New York City, since 2000. Adjunct associate professor law Fordham University Law School, New York City, 1988-1992.

United States Department Justice resident legal advisor to Romania, Bucharest, 1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1983, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1983, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1984, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1986, United States Supreme Court 2000, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with Gleeson and James) Federal Criminal Practice, 10th edition, 2010. Co-editor: New York Criminal Practice, second edition, 2005. Contributor articles in field to professional journals and newspapers.

Membership

Board directors Health Jam, since 2004, Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House, since 2007. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, New York City Bar Association, New York Council Defense Lawyers.

Connections

Married Ariel Zwang; children: Grace, Rachel.

father:
Irving Martin Mehler

mother:
Bernice (Steinberg) Mehler

spouse:
Ariel Zwang

children:
Grace Mehler

Rachel Mehler