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John Patrick Donohue, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1973, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1974, New Jersey 1975, United States District Court New Jersey 1975, United States District Court (southern, eastern districts) New York 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978, District of Columbia 1981, Pennsylvania 1986.


Donohue, John Patrick was born on September 16, 1944 in New York City. Son of Joseph Francis and Catherine Elizabeth (Feeney) Donohue.


Providence College (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). Catholic University of America (Juris Doctor, 1969).


Worked at Donohue and Donohue (New York, NY) specializing in Customs Law, International Trade, Federal Administrative, Litigation, Corporate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1973, New York, United States. Court of International Trade and United States.

Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit. 1975, New Jersey, United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and United States.

District Court, District of New Jersey. 1978, United States. Supreme Court. 1980, United States. District Court, Northern and Western Districts of New York.

1981, District of Columbia. 1982, United States. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 1986, Pennsylvania.

Business Editor, The Legal Issue, 1968-1969.

Author: "Customs Fraud," 5 Business Crimes, Chap. 21, Matthew Bender Company, 1982. Co-Author: "The Prevention and Prosecution of Computer and High Technology Crime," Matthew Bender and Company, 1988.

Adjunct Professor of International Trade Law, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1986—. Recipient, 1984-1985 Man of the Year Award given by Philadelphia Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association. Member, Panel of Arbitrators, New York Better Business Bureau, 1974-1983.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar. Customs and International Trade Bar Association (Member, Committee on Trial and Appellate Practice, 1983—). (Resident, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Office).


Board directors Maritime Exchange Delaware River and Bay, since 1989. Member board regents Catholic University American, 1990-2000, chairman, 1997-2000. Trustee Rosemont (Pennsylvania) School, since 1995, chairman, 1996-2001.

Member board visitors Catholic University School Law, since 1998. Member Congress of Fellows, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria. Member Customs and International Trade Bar Association, Pennsylvania State Bar Association.


Married Patricia Ann Holly, June 11, 1977. Children: Eileen Mary, Anne Catherine.