Log In

Kenneth Wayne Abbott Edit Profile

legal educator

Kenneth Wayne Abbott, American International, private International, public legal educator. Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, American Assn.for Comparative Study of Law.

Background

Abbott, Kenneth Wayne was born on July 25, 1944 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Walter Miles and Ruth Bessie (Lasher) Abbott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1966. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1969.

Career

Associate Harris, Beach, Wilcox, Robin & Levey, Rochester, New York, 1970—1977. Volunteer Volunteers in Service to America, 1969—1970. Research fellow Harvard University Law School, 1977—1978.

Associate professor Northwestern University School Law, Chicago, 1978—1982, professor, 1982—1993, Elizabeth Froehling Horner professor of law and commerce, since 1993. Interim director Center for International and Comparative Studies, 1999—2000, director, since 2000. Visiting professor Cornell University, 1983—1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mass 1969, New York 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association for Comparative Study of Law, American Society International Law, American Bar Association.

Connections

Married Ann Wadsworth, June 8, 1968.; married Deborah deSchweitz, May 17, 1980. Children: Thomas A., Carolyn R.

father:
Walter Miles Abbott

mother:
Ruth Bessie (Lasher) Abbott

spouses:
Ann Wadsworth

Deborah deSchweitz

children:
Thomas A. Abbott

Carolyn R. Abbott