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Lawyer

Peter Harvey Schiff, American Lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1957, New York 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1957, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1959, United States Court Appeals (2dcir.) 1970, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1966, United States Court Appeals (5thcir.) 1973. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member of New York State Bar Association.

Background

Schiff, Peter Harvey was born on July 8, 1929 in Berlin. Son of Fritz and Hildegarde L. (Caro) Schiff.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, 1951; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1954.

Career

Attorney, United States department Justice, Washington, 1956-1959; attorney, Federal Power Commission, Washington, 1959-1965; deputy solicitor, Federal Power Commission, Washington, 1965-1967; solicitor, Federal Power Commission, Washington, 1967-1971; general counsel, New York State Public Svc. Commission, Albany, 1971-1981; acting attorney-in-chief appeals, New York State Attorney General, Albany, 1982-1984; deputy solicitor, New York State Attorney General, Albany, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1957, New York 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1957, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1959, United States Court Appeals (2dcir.) 1970, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1966, United States Court Appeals (5thcir.) 1973.

Membership

With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member of New York State Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, tennis, squash.

Connections

Married Toni Fields, June 21, 1953 (divorced 1979). Children: Nancy L., Thomas F. Landis-Schiff. Married Nancy A. Willie, October 11, 1986.

Stepchildren: Zeth Willie, Mara Willie.

father:
Fritz Schiff

mother:
Hildegarde L. (Caro) Schiff

spouses:
Toni Fields

Nancy A. Willie

children:
Nancy L. Schiff

Thomas F. Landis-Schiff

Zeth Willie Schiff

Mara Willie Schiff