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John George Koeltl

federal judge

John George Koeltl, American federal judge. Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1992, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1982.

Background

Koeltl, John George was born on October 25, 1945 in New York City. Son of John Jay and Elsie (Bender) Koeltl.

Education

AB summa cum laude, Georgetown University, 1967. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1971.

Career

Law clerk to Judge United States District Court (southern district), New York City, 1971-1972. Law clerk to Justice Potter Stewart Supreme Court of the United States Court, Washington, 1972-1973. Assistant special prosecutor Watergate Special Prosecution Force, Department Justice, 1973-1974.

Associate Debevoise & Plimpton, New York City, 1975-1978, partner, 1979-1994. Judge United States District Court (southern district) New York, since 1994. Adjunct professor law New York University Law School, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1992, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1982.

Works

  • Member board editors Manual for Complex Litigation 4th edition. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association (board editors journal 1991-1997, vice chairman securities committee administrative law section 1979-1981, co-director division publications litigation section 1982-1984, council member litigation section 1984-1987, associate editor Litigation journal 1975-1978, executive editor 1978-1980, editor-in-chief 1980-1982, chairman 1st amendment committee 1987-1989, chairman special publications committee 1989-1992, director division publications litigation section 1992-1993), American Law Institute, Harvard Law School Association New York (vice president 1993-1994), New York County Lawyers Association (member federal courts committee 1984-1987), New York State Bar Association, Association Bar New York City (member committee on federal legislation 1976-1978, secretary 1978-1981, member committee professional and judicial ethics 1981-1984, federal courts committee 1984-1986, chairman 1986-1989, member committee on professional responsibility 1991-1994, member committee on international dispute resolution since 2000).

Connections

father:
John Jay Koeltl

mother:
Elsie (Bender) Koeltl