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John H. Shenefield, American lawyer, specializing in the field of. Member of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.


Shenefield, John Hale was born on January 23, 1939 in Toledo. Son of Hale Thurel and Norma (Bird) Shenefield.


AB, Harvard University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1965.


Worked at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Admitted to the bar, 1966, Virginia and District of Columbia. 1971, United States. Supreme Court.

Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, United States. Department of Justice, 1977-1980. Acting Associate Attorney General, 1979-1980 and Associate Attorney General, 1980-1981, Department of Justice.

Chairman, National Commission to Review Antitrust Law and Procedure, 1978-1979. Chairman, Standing Committee on Law and National Security, American Bar Association, 1992—. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is an international law firm with approximately 840 attorneys worldwide and 200+in the DC Office.

Founded in 1873, the firm was one of the first to develop an integrated, multicity practice.


Secretary Virginia Democratic Committee, 1970-1972, treasurer, 1976-1977. Chairman Richmond Democratic Party, 1975-1977. Board governors St. Albans School, 1983-1990, 97-2000, chairman 1988-1990.

Member chapter Washington Cathedral, 1988-1998, since 2000. President National Cathedral Association, 1993-1996. Chairman Virginia Racing Commission, 1989-1997.

Second lieutenant United States Army, 1961-1962. To captain Reserve, 1965. Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association.


Married Judy Simmons, June 16, 1984. Children: Stephen Hale, Christopher Newcomb.