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Ralph Werner, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1960, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, District of Columbia 1967, United States District Court District of Columbia 1967, United States District Court Maryland 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1971, Maryland 1984, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1985.


Werner, Ralph was born on August 26, 1935 in New York City. Son of Morris and Pauline (Zurom) Werner.


New York University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1956). Harvard Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1959).


Worked at Michaels, Wishner & Bonner, P.C. (Washington, DC) specializing in Real Estate Law, Corporate Law, Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1960, New York. 1962, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York.

1967, District of Columbia. 1968, United States. Supreme Court. 1971, United States. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia.

1980, United States. District Court, District of Maryland. 1984, Maryland; 1985, United States. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Phi Beta Kappa. Staff Executive, Advisory Commission on Reapportionment to New York State Legislature, 1965-1966. General Counsel, District of Columbia Redevelopment Land Agency, 1967-1975. Consultant, Office of Rail Public Counsel, 1978.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar (Member, Sections of: Real Estate, Housing and Community Development. Litigation); Federal Bar Association.


President John Eaton School Improvement Board, Washington, 1975-1978. Sp/4 United States Army Reserve, 1959-1965. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, skiing, reading.


Married Gail Siegartel, September 19, 1965. Children: Maurice, Frederick, Paul, Susan.