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Nicholas Adams Robinson, American law educator. Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 7th circuits) 1972.

Background

Robinson, Nicholas Adams was born on January 20, 1945 in New York City. Son of Albert Lewis and Agnes Claflin (Adams) Robinson.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Brown University, 1967. Juris Doctor cum laude, Columbia University, 1970.

Career

Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 7th circuits) 1972. Law clerk to the United States district judge, southern district New York, 1970-1972. Associate Marshall, Bratter, Greene, Allison & Tucker, New York City, 1972-1978, counsel, 1978-1982.

Associate professor of law Pace U. School Law, White Plains, New York, 1978-1981, professor, 1981, director Center for Environmental Legal Studies, 1982. Counsel Winer, Neuburger & Sive, New York City, 1982-1983. Deputy commissioner, general counselN.Y. State Department Environmental Conservation, Albany, 1983-1985.

Counsel Sive, Paget & Reisel, 1985-1992, Sidley & Austin, New York, London, 1992-1996. Delegate United States of America environmental law meetings with Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1974-1992. Chairman Environmental Advisory Board to Governor Mario Cuomo, 1985-1994.

Consulting editor Environ Law,1996. Contributor articles to professional journals National board directors United Nations Association ofU.S.A., 1966-1976, 79-84, United States Committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1970-1980, World Environment Center, 1981, chairman, 1993. Board directors Westchester County Soil andWater Conservation District, 1976-1983.

Chairman New York State Freshwater Wetlands Appeals Board, 1976-1983. Member board education Union Free School District of Tarrytown, 1981-1983, 85.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea and 7th circuits) 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

National board directors United Nations Association United States of America, 1966-1976, 79-84, United States Committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1970-1980, World Environment Center, 1981—2006, chairman, 1993-1996. Board directors Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District, 1976-1983. Chairman New York State Freshwater Wetlands Appeals Board, 1976-1983.

Chairman planning board Village of Sleepy Hollow, New York, 1999—2008. Board education Union Free School District, Tarrytown, 1981-1983, 85. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Member International Council Environmental Law (governor since 1993), Commission Environmental Law (chairman 1996-1904), American Society International Law, American Bar Association, ALI, New York State Bar Association (chairman environmental law section 1979-1980, Environmental Law award 1981), Association American Law Schools (chair section on postgraduate legal education 1999-2009, chair section environmental law 1987-1988), Association Bar City New York (chairman environmental law committee 1977-1978, international law committee 1985-1988, international environmental law committee 1990-1992, Russian law committee 1992-1995), Westchester County Bar Association, Sierra Club (national board directors 1979-1983, honorary vice president since 2004), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Shelley Miner, January 5, 1969. Children: Cynthia M., Lucy A. Bachelor cum laude, Brown U., 1967.

father:
Albert Lewis Robinson

mother:
Agnes Claflin (Adams) Robinson

spouse:
Shelley Miner

child:
1967 Robinson

child:
Lucy A. Bachelor cum laude Robinson

child:
Cynthia M. Robinson

child:
Brown U. Robinson