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Lawyer

Richard Sydney Lane, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1948, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1951, United States Court Appleals (federal circuit) 1956.

Background

Lane, Richard Sydney was born on July 7, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harold Marc and Elsie Pearl (Shelley) Lane.

Education

AB, Harvard College, 1941; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard College, 1947.

Career

Law secretary, Federal District Court Massachusetts, Boston, 1947-1948; assistant district attorney, County of New York, New York City, 1948-1951; associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifhind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1951-1953; associate, Shadden, Arps & Slate, New York City, 1953-1955; partner, Shadlen & Lane, New York City, 1955-1963; private practice, New York City, 1963-1969; judge, Civil Court of New York City, 1969-1989; staff attorney, Bronx (New York) Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1990. Adjunct Professor law Seton Hall U., since 1989, Quinnipiac School of Law, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1948, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1951, United States Court Appleals (federal circuit) 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Board editors Harvard Law Review, 1942, 46-47.

Membership

President New York Young Democratic Club, New York City, 1954-1955, Lexington Democratic Club, New York City, 1958-1959. District leader New York County Democratic Committee, New York City, 1961-1969. Chief counsel Joint Legislation Committee on Metropolitan Areas, Albany, New York, 1965-1966.

Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of New York State Bar Association (chairman committee cooperate with law revision commission 1992), Association of Bar of City of New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, sailing, gardening, stamp collecting.

Connections

Married Joan Elaine Kunert, March 31, 1973. Children: Amy Elizabeth, Katherine Annual.

father:
Harold Marc Lane

mother:
Elsie Pearl (Shelley) Lane

spouse:
Joan Elaine Kunert

child:
Katherine Annual Lane

child:
Amy Elizabeth Lane