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Richard James Flynn

Richard J. Flynn, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Regulated Industries Law, Antitrust Law, Litigation Retired.


Flynn, Richard James was born on December 6, 1928 in Omaha. Son of Richard T. and Eileen (Murphy) Flynn.


Student, Cornell University, 1946. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1950. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1953.


Law clerk to Chief Justices Vinson and Warren, 1953-1954. Associate Sidley, Austin, Burgess & Smith, Chicago, 1954-1963, partner Washington, 1963-1966, Sidley & Austin, 1967-1990.


Member executive committee Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Served with United States Navy, 1946-1948. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Federal Energy Bar Association, Association Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy, Chicago Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Quidnessett Golf and Country Club, Economic Club Chicago, Legal Club, Metropolitan Club, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Chi.


Married Kay House Ebert, June 28, 1975. Children: Richard McDonnell, William Thomas, Kathryn Eileen Merritt, James Daniel.