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J. Travis Laster, Lebanese lawyer. Editorial Board Delaware Law Review, Editor University Virginia Law Review 1993-1994, member articles review board 1994-1995. Recipient Alumni Association award University Virginia, 1995.

Background

Laster, J. Travis was born on November 10, 1969 in Beirut. Son of James H. and Madlon T. Laster.

Education

AB summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1991. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1995. Master of Arts in Government, University Virginia, 1996.

Career

Worked at Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. (Wilmington, Delaware) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1995, Virginia. 1996, Delaware, United States.

Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and United States. District Court, District of Delaware. Order of the Coif. Recipient, Law School Alumni Association Award for Academic Excellence, Best Academic Record.

Member, Articles Review Board, 1994-1995 and Editorial Board, 1992-1994, Virginia Law Review. Author: "The Role of the Victim's Conduct in Assessing Fault under the Lex Aquilia," 25 Anglo-American Law Review 188 (1996)(refereed journal). "Pierce v. Martin: When Two Good Rules Make Bad Law," 8 Journal of Civil Litigation 9 (1996).

"Pure Comparative Negligence: The Choice for Virginia," VTLA Journal 34 (Summer 1994). Law Clerk to The Honorable Jane R. Roth, United States. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1995-1996.

Member: Virginia, Delaware State and American Bar Associations. Richards, Layton & Finger, founded in the early 1900's, is Delaware's largest law firm with seventy-nine lawyers. The firm has a full-service regional practice, as well as a national practice in the areas of corporate law and litigation, partnership law, limited liability company and business trust law, bankruptcy and complex financial transactions.

The firm offers a wide range of professional services, including general civil practice in state and federal courts, all aspects of Delaware corporate law, partnership, limited liability company and business trust law, federal and state taxation, estate planning, estates and trusts, real estate, business law, banking law, bankruptcy law, labor law, intellectual property, environmental law, administrative law and governmental relations. Members of the firm are active in the academic, business, charitable and political communities.

Achievements

  • Editorial Board Delaware Law Review, Editor University Virginia Law Review 1993-1994, member articles review board 1994-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Order of Coif, Delaware State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Past chair American Bar Association Subcommittee Investor Relations and Meetings of Stockholders, Past chair Court of Chancery Rules Committee Subcommittee E-Filing, Past member Ad Hoc Committee Council Corporation Law to Revise the Delaware Appraisal Statute.

Connections

Married Rebecca G. Wells, May 22, 1993.

father:
James H.

mother:
Madlon T. Laster

spouse:
Rebecca G. Wells