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Ronald Lee Gainer, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1960, District of Columbia 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963. Recipient Distinguished Service award United States Attorney General, 1973; Guggenheim fellow Yale Law School, 1974-1975.

Background

Gainer, Ronald Lee was born on August 7, 1934 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of Asher Leroy and Gladys Irene (Harvey) Gainer.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Michigan State University, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1959.

Career

Worked at Gainer, Rient and Hotis (Washington, DC) specializing in Prevention and Resolution of Criminal Justice Problems Relating to International and National Commercial Activities. Admitted to the bar, 1960, New York. 1963, District of Columbia and United States.

Supreme Court.

Author: "International Cooperation in Criminal Justice Administration—A Selective Overview," 26 United Nations Asian and Far East Institute Resource Material Series 25, December, 1984. "The Culpability Provisions of the Model Penal Code," 19 Rutgers Law Journal 575, Spring, 1988. "Report to the Attorney General on Criminal Law Reform," 1 Criminal Law Forum 99, 1989.

Appellate Attorney, Criminal Division, United States. Department of Justice, 1963-1969. Deputy Chief, 1969-1973 and Chief, 1974-1975, Legislation and Special Projects Section, Criminal Division, United States.

Department of Justice. Deputy Director, 1975-1976 and Director, 1976-1977, Office of Policy and Planning, United States. Department of Justice.

Deputy Assistant Attorney General: Office for Improvements in the Administration of Justice, United States. Department of Justice, 1977-1981. Office of Legal Policy, United States.

Department of Justice, 1981-1983. Deputy Associate Attorney General, United States. Department of Justice, 1983-1985, 1986-1988.

Associate Deputy Attorney General, United States. Department of Justice, 1985-1986. Director, Penal Law Reform Project, United States.

Department of Justice, 1989. United States Member, United Nations Committee on Crime Prevention and Control (Vienna, Austria), 1978-1992. Ex-Officio Member, United States Sentencing Commission, 1985-1988.

Member, Executive Committee, International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (Ottawa, Canada), 1988—. Member: Editorial Board, Criminal Law Forum, 1989—. Board of Directors, International Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Policy (Vancouver, Canada), 1991—.

Rule of Law Advisory Board, International Republican Institute, 1993—. Member: American Law Institute. International Association of Penal Law.

American Society of International Law. Military: Captain, United States. Army, 1960-1963

The firm assists corporate and governmental clients in overcoming criminal justice problems encountered in international and national commercial activities.

In particular, it provides policy guidance, legal advice, strategic planning, and practical assistance to clients facing difficulties involving economic crime or other criminal activity, in the United States or in foreign jurisdictions. Through an affiliated joint venture in Moscow, the firm has a special capacity for addressing crime-related problems in Russia. The primary focus of the firm's services is upon avoiding or quickly resolving problems posed by criminal activities, rather than on litigation.

Membership

Member, Executive Committee, International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (Ottawa, Canada), 1988—. Member: Editorial Board, Criminal Law Forum, 1989—. Board of Directors, International Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Policy (Vancouver, Canada), 1991—.

Rule of Law Advisory Board, International Republican Institute, 1993—. Member: American Law Institute. International Association of Penal Law.

American Society of International Law. Military: Captain, United States. Army, 1960-1963.

Connections

Married Alice Louise Sherwood, June 15, 1957. Children– Gregory Sherwood, Geoffrey Scott.