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Joseph John Smallhoover

Lawyer

Joseph John Smallhoover, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1980, California 1983, France 1987. German Academy Exchange Service fellow, Düsseldorf, 1982-1983.

Background

Smallhoover, Joseph John was born on December 3, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Arrived in France, 1985. Son of Joseph Thomas and Dorothy Carmelita (Kane) Smallhoover.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Duke University, 1975. Master of Arts, University Virginia, 1976. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1980.

Career

Fulbright exchange teaching fellow, Vienna, Austria, 1976-1977. Law clerk Superior Court Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, 1980-1982. Associate Farnborough & Partner, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1983, Rosen, Wachtell & Gilbert, Los Angeles, 1984, Singapore Archibald, Paris, 1985-1995, partner, 1995-1998, Dechert Price & Rhoads, Paris, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1980, California 1983, France 1987.

Membership

President Rheinischer International Juristen-Verein, Düsseldorf, 1985-1989, 97-99. Counsel Democratic Party Committee Abroad, 1991-1995, vice-chairman, since 1995, chairman, since 1999. Active Democratic National Committee, since 1995.

Member American Counsel on Germany, American Chamber of Commerce France (president young executives program 1992-1993), American Club Paris.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera, skiing, theater, cuisine.

Connections

father:
Joseph Thomas Smallhoover

mother:
Dorothy Carmelita (Kane) Smallhoover