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Jack P. Jefferies, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1953, New York 1959, United States District Court (southern district) New York, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.


Jefferies, Jack P. was born on December 5, 1928 in Radford, Virginia, United States. Son of Raymond L. and Artelia P. Jefferies.


Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University of Virginia, 1949;Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1951;Master of Laws, University of Virginia, 1952;Doctor of Juridical Science, Yale University, 1954.


Partner, Lord, Day, Lord, Barrett & Smith, New York City, 1958-1988;of counsel, Lord, Day, Lord, Barrett & Smith, New York City, 1988-1994;special consultant, McDermott, Will & Emery, New York City, since 1994. Legal consultant Office General Counsel, unites states department Defense, 1957. Member White House Conference on Equality to Fulfill These Rights, 1966.

Member United States President's Committee on Employment of Handicapped, 1981.


United Nations representative International Hotel Association, since 1993. President Policy Sciences Center. Executive committee, board directors Downtown Lower Manhattan Association.

Trustee American Waterways Wind Orchestra. Member advisory board New York University Hospitality Management School. Treasurer, trustee Historic House Trust for New York City.

Elder Presbyterian Church, Palisades, New York. Board directors Newport History Society Served with JACG, United States Army, 1954-1957. Member Association of Bar City of New York, American Bar Association, University Virginia Alumni Association of New York (executive committee), Les Amis d'Escoffier Society (board directors).

Clubs: Down Town Association (New York City). Lodges: Masons.


Married Patricia Ann Carl, September 8, 1962. Married second, Karen S. Sommarstrom, October 14, 1972. 1 child, Elizabeth Karling.