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Gregory K. Arenson, American Lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1975, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1975, New York 1978, United States.Dist. Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1987, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1995, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1997.


Arenson, Gregory K. was born on February 11, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Donald L. and Marcia (Terman) Arenson.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971;Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1975.


Waffenschmidt v. MacKay, 763 F.2d 711, reh. den., 770 F.2d 181 (1985), cert. den. sub nom. Currey v. Waffenschmidt, 474 United States. 1056, 100 S. Ct. 794 (1986); In re New York Trap Rock Corporation, 153 B.R. 648 (1993); Lone Star Industries, Inc. v. Rankin County, Mississippi Board of Supervisors (In re New York Trap Rock Corporation), 153 B.R. 642 (1993); Elmsmere Associates v. Gladstone, 153 A.D.2d 501, 821, 545 N.Y.S.2d 136 (1st Dep't 1989); 172 A.D.2d 451, 568 N.Y.S.2d 952 (1st Dep't), app. den., 78 N.Y.2d 864, 578 N.Y.S.2d 879 (1991); Olympia House, Inc. v. Elghanayan, 111 A.D.2d 674, 491 N.Y.S.2d 163 (1st Dep't 1985); Elghanayan v. Elghanayan, 102 A.D.2d 803, 477 N.Y.S.2d 163 (1st Dep't 1984); 128 A.D.2d 465, 513 N.Y.S.2d 666 (1st Dep't 1987). Worked at Kaplan, Kilsheimer & Fox, LLP (New York, NY) specializing in Litigation, Bankruptcy, Securities, Trademark. Admitted to the bar, 1975, Illinois. United States. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

1978, New York and United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. 1993, United States. Tax Court.

Author: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 1993 Amendments, A Practical Guide (1994). Report on the Application of Statutes of Limitations in Federal Litigation, 53 Albany Law Review 3 (1988). Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

New York State (Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, 1987. Chair, Committee on Discovery, 1989—) and American Bar Association.


Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (co-chair, task force on state of Courthouses, 2008-2010, commercial and federal litigation section, vice chair, since 2011, chair committee on discovery 1989-1997, chair committee federal procedure since 1997, special committee standards 2009-2010, special committee discovery case management, since 2010), New York Bar Foundation, Association Bar City New York.


Married Karen H. Wattel, September 4, 1970. 1 child, Morgan Elizabeth.