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James Michael Shaughnessy, American lawyer. Recipient Benjamin F. Butler award School Law New York University, 1969. Served with New York National Guard, 1969-1970. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Association Bar City of New York, adminstrv.dir. Moot Court Board, Order of the Coif.

Background

Shaughnessy, James Michael was born on February 1, 1945. Son of James Gregory and Frieda Louise (Brosche) Shaughnessy.

Education

Bachelor cum laude (honorary), Adelphi University, 1967. Juris Doctor cum laude (honorary), New York University, 1969.

Career

Associate Casey, Lane & Mittendorf, New York City, 1969-1976, partner, 1976-1982, Haythe & Curley, New York City, 1982-1987, Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, New York City, since 1987. Special counsel Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman LLP, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1970, United States District Courts (so, western, northern and eastern districts) New York 1971, 1987, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 5th & 9th circuits) 1974, 1983, California 1977, United States District Court (southern district) California 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, New York 1982, New Jersey 1983, United States District Court New Jersey 1983, United States Tax Court 1983.

Membership

Served with New York National Guard, 1969-1970. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Association Bar City of New York, adminstrv.dir. Moot Court Board, Order of the Coif.

Connections

Married Linda Ann Bonfiglio, August 17, 1968. Married 2d, Kari Marie Thoring, November 19, 1977. Children: Brendan Michael, Megan Annual.

father:
James Gregory Shaughnessy

mother:
Frieda Louise (Brosche) Shaughnessy

spouses:
Linda Ann Bonfiglio

Kari Marie Thoring

children:
Brendan Michael Shaughnessy

Megan Annual Shaughnessy