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Richard Blotenberger Smith, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1955, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.


Smith, Richard Blotenberger was born on July 9, 1928 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard H. and May F. (Blottenberger) Smith.


Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1949). University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Laws, 1953).


Worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell. Admitted to the bar, 1955, New York. 1972, United States. Supreme Court.

1982, District of Columbia. Commissioner, United States. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1967-1971.

Member of Council, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1971-1974. Administrative Conference of the United States., Liaison Member, 1981-1985. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

New York State and American Bar Associations. American Law Institute.


Trustee New York City Citizens Budget Commission, 1976-1988, vice chairman 1976-1984. Member American Bar Association (vice chairman commission on law and economy 1975-1979, member of council section on corporation, banking and business law 1979-1984, national conference lawyers and Certified Public Accountants, 1982-1987), New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Law Institute (adviser Federal Securities Code 1970-1980, corporation governance project 1981-1993, New York Uniform Law Commission since 1997).


Married Patricia Hamilton, July 18, 1987. Children from previous marriage: Landis (Mistress Bruce Bernstein), Leslie (Mistress Keith McDaniel), Thompson, Eliza.