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Lawyer

Leslie Hansen Arps, German, American Lawyer. Bar: New York bar 1932.

Background

Arps, Leslie Hansen was born on July 14, 1907 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of George F. and Alice (Black) Arps.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1928;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1931.

Career

Associate, Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, New York City, 1931-1942, 46-48;member firm, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1948-1987;special assistant attorney general, State of New York. Assistant chief counsel New York State Crime Commission, 1951-1952. Associate general counsel to New York State Moreland Commission to Investigate State Agilysys in relation to Pari-Mutuel Harness Racing, 1953-1954.

Consultant New York State MorelandCommn. on Alcoholic Beverage Control law, 1963-1964.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York bar 1932.

Membership

Chairman board trustees Gateway School New York, 1965-1967. Trustee The Gunnery, Inc., 1978-1984. Board visitors Stanford University Law School, Fordham University School Law.

Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (chairman bicentennial film committee 1986-1987), New York City Bar Association (chairman executive committee 1973-1974, vice president 1974-1975), New York County Lawyers Association, American Bar Foundation, American Judicature Society, Federal Bar Council, Mercantile Library Association (director), American Arbitration Association (director), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Union League (New York City), Sky (New York City), Harvard (New York City).

Connections

Married Ruth Collicott, October 26, 1959.

father:
George F. Arps

mother:
Alice (Black) Arps

spouse:
Ruth Collicott