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educator , lawyer

Neil Thomas Proto, American lawyer, educator. Bar District of Columbia 1973, Connecticut 1983, United States Court Appeals (1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and District of Columbia circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976. Named. Distinguished Alumnus Southern Connecticut State University, 1981.

Background

Proto, Neil Thomas was born on September 4, 1945 in New Haven. Son of Matthew and Celeste Proto.

Education

Bachelor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1967. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1969. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1972.

Career

Attorney United States Department Justice, Washington, 1972-1979. General counsel President's Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee, 1980-1981. Of counsel Kelly, Drye and Warren, Stamford, Connecticut, 1983-1989.

Partner Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand, Washington, since 1989. Adjunct professor Georgetown University, Washington, since 1990. Visiting lecturer Yale University, 1978-1979, Yale Law School, 1979.

Achievements

  • Bar District of Columbia 1973, Connecticut 1983, United States Court Appeals (1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and District of Columbia circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to newspaper.

Membership

Chair American Friends of Wilton Park, Washington and West Sussex, England, 1992. Board directors Shubert Theater, New Haven, 1981-1986, Long Wharf Theater, New Haven, 1980-1990.

Connections

father:
Matthew Proto

mother:
Celeste Proto