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Michael D. Ratner, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Civil rightsInternational, publiclawyer. Member National Lawyers Guild (president 1982-1983). Email: MRATNER@lgc.org.

Background

Ratner, Michael D. was born on June 13, 1943 in Cleveland. Son of Harry and Anne (Spott) Ratner. Bachelor of Arts, Brandeis U., 1966.

Education

Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1966. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Columbia University, 1971.

Career

Law clerk United States District Court (southern district), New York City, 1971-1972. Professor New York University Law School, 1973-1974. Attorney Center for Constitutional Rights, 1978-1985, legal director, 1985-1990, president, since 2002.

Adjunct professor Yale Law School, New Haven, 1990—1995, lecturer, 2000. Special counsel for human rights Government of Haiti, 1996. Lecturer Columbia Law School, New York City, since 1999.

Membership

Member National Lawyers Guild (president 1982-1983). Email: MRATNER@lgc.org.