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Lawyer

Ralph Arthur Nichols was American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1949, New York 1947, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1949, United States District Court Connecticut 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1959.

Background

Nichols, Ralph Arthur was born on January 27, 1919 in Clinton, New York, United States. Son of Arthur Britcher and Carrie Lena (Pitcher) Nichols.

Education

Hamilton College (Bachelor of Arts, 1940). Yale Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1947).

Career

Worked at Cummings & Lockwood (Stamford, Connecticut) specializing in General Practice including: National and Regional Litigation Counsel. Commercial Law; Bankruptcy and Workouts. Commercial Lending; Corporate Finance.

Creditors' Rights; Leasing. Mergers and Acquisitions. Partnerships and Joint Ventures.

Products Liability Litigation. Securities Regulation and Litigation. Tax; Commercial and Residential Real Estate.

Banking and Financial Services. Intellectual Property. Labor; Employment and Benefits.

Environmental; Health Law. Insurance; Family Law. Trusts and Estates, and Probate Litigation.

Admitted to the bar, 1947, New York. 1949, Connecticut.

Member: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Cummings & Lockwood, founded in 1909, is a full service law firm that caters to both commercial entities and individual clients, while maintaining a local, regional and national practice.

In addition to serving its traditional client base, Cummings & Lockwood has steadily moved into new practice areas as the law has evolved and its clientele has expanded. The firm maintains a high degree of technical expertise in many areas of the law, the flexibility to respond to business, market and investment trends, and a commitment to fulfill the needs of those who have sought its counsel.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1949, New York 1947, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1949, United States District Court Connecticut 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1959.

Membership

Founder, former board directors Stamford Land Conservation Trust. Former board directors Conservationists Stamford, Inc., Stamford Young Men’s Christian Association. Former board directors, secretary Stamford Area Commerce and Industry.

Trustee Stamford Young Men's Christian Association Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Fellow: American College Trust and Estate Counsel. Member: American Bar Association, Yale Club (New York City), Woodway Country Club (Darien, Connecticut), Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Pamela Crow Bermingham, May 3, 1947 (deceased February 1980). Children: Jeremy Nichols Pierce, Ralph A. Junior, Melinda Nichols Mayer. Married Victoria Requa Lalli, September 5, 1981.

father:
Arthur Britcher Nichols

mother:
Carrie Lena (Pitcher) Nichols

spouse:
Pamela Crow Bermingham

spouse:
Victoria Requa Lalli

child:
Jeremy Nichols Pierce Nichols

child:
Ralph A. Junior Nichols

child:
Melinda Nichols Mayer Nichols