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Lawyer

RICHARD TOFEL, American Lawyer, Partner of DOW JONES & COMPANY, INC.

Background

TOFEL, RICHARD was born on February 17, 1957 in New York, New York, United States.

Education

Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1979. Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1983). John F. Kennedy School of Government (Master of Public Policy, 1983).

Career

Working as a partner of DOW JONES & COMPANY, INC. Admitted to the bar, 1984, New York and United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. 1987, United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

1988, United States. District Court, Northern District of New York. 1990, United States. Supreme Court.

Works

  • Other Work

    • "Is Differential Taxation of Press Entities by States Constitutional?" 73 J. of Taxation 42, 1990. "‘Every Citizen May Freely..Publish’: Protecting the Press Under the New York State Constitution," 40 Syracuse L. Rev. 1041, 1989. Co-Author: "First Step, Down the Road Not Taken: Emerging Limitations on Libel Damages," 90 Dickinson L. Rev.

      609, 1986.

Membership

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Communications Law). New York State and American Bar Associations. Federal Bar Council. (Counsel).