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Morton Allen Pierce

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Morton Allen Pierce, Czech, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975.

Background

Pierce, Morton Allen was born on June 25, 1948 in Liberec, Czechoslovakia.

Education

Bachelor, Yale College, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1974. Postgraduate, Oxford University, 1975.

Career

Associate Reid & Priest, New York City, 1975-1983, partner, 1983-1986, Dewey Ballantine, New York City, 1986—2008, co-chairman, 2003—2005, chairman, 2005—2008, vice-chairman, 2002—2003. Vice chairman Dewey & LeBoeuf, since 2010, partner, since 2008. Member management committee since 1988, chairman corporation department, 1999-2003, global chairman, mergers and acquisitions group, since 1990, member executive committee, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1975.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (chairman subcommittee on international securities matters 1985-1991, advisory committee to federal regulation of securities committee 1991-2000, task force on review of the federal securities law 1991-2000), Association of the Bar of the City of New York (securities law committee 1988-1991, chairman subcommittee on securities and exchange commission enforcement matters 1990-1991), International Bar Association (committee on securities transactions), Legal Aid Society (board directors 2004), Gordon A. Rich Foundation (board directors).

Connections

Married Nancy Washor, December 14, 1975 (deceased). Children: Matthew J., Nicholas L.

spouse:
Nancy Washor

children:
Matthew J. Pierce

Nicholas L. Pierce