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James Patrick Heffernan Edit Profile

James Patrick Heffernan, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959. Named Fulbright scholar, 1955-1956. Member Armonk (New York ) School Board, 1973-1976. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association of City of New York.

Background

Heffernan, James Patrick was born on November 27, 1933 in New York City. Son of James and Nora (Manion) Heffernan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1959.

Career

Associate, Davies, Hardy & Schenck, New York City, 1959-1965;labor counsel, Sylvania Electric, New York City, 1965-1969;senior counsel, Sylvania Electric, New York City, 1969-1972;counsel, secretary, New York Racing Association, Jamaica, 1972-1977;president, New York Racing Association, Jamaica, 1977-1982;vice president, General Instrument Corporation, New York City, 1982;president, general manager, Amtote, division General Instrument, Huntvalley, Maryland., 1982-1986;president, Heffernan & Associations, New York City, 1986-1990;executive director, American Horse Racing Federation, since 1990. Director Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau, New York City, 1978-1982, Thoroughbred Racing Association, 1970-1982.

Membership

Member Armonk (New York ) School Board, 1973-1976. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association of City of New York.

Connections

Married Elaine Kirschner, July 30, 1955. Children: Stephen, Stacey, Barbara, Audrey, Elizabeth, Jonathan.