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Thomas Vincent Vakerics

Thomas Vincent Vakerics, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court District of Columbia 1968, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court International Trade 1982, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1982.

Background

Vakerics, Thomas Vincent was born on March 26, 1944 in Lorain, Ohio, United States. Son of Paul Peter and Margaret Theresa (Dobos) Vakerics.

Education

Bowling Green State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). George Washington University Law School (Juris Doctor, 1968).

Career

Worked at Perkins Coie (Washington, DC) specializing in General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in Federal Courts and before various Federal Administrative Tribunals. Congressional and Administrative Representation, Government Ethics, Election, Campaign Finance and Lobbying Law, International Trade Regulation, Corporation, Securities Law, Antitrust, Aviation, Corporate Financing, Government Contract, Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources, International Commercial Transactions. White Collar Criminal Representation.

Employment Law.

Admitted to the bar, 1968, District of Columbia. 1974, United States. Supreme Court. 1982, United States. Court of International Trade.

Order of the Coif. Author: "Antitrust Basics," Law Journal Seminars-Press, 1985. Co-Author: "Antidumping, Countervailing Duty and Other Trade Actions," Practising Law Institute, 1987. Trial Attorney, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission, 1969-1973.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar. Perkins Coie serves clients through 11 locations throughout North America, Asia and Europe. Perkins Coie is the largest law firm headquartered in the Pacific Northwest.

The firm opened the Washington, D.C. office in 1979 to meet client needs in the nation's capital. Lawyers in the Washington, D.C. office work closely with our network of Perkins Coie lawyers to remain on the forefront of issues and policies. While there are many similarities between our Washington, D.C. practice and activities in the firm's other offices, our Washington, D.C. practice is specifically oriented to the issues and disputes which arise as a result of federal law, regulation and policy.

An understanding of the role and the impact of the federal government on today's business and society, and on the political process is central to the nationwide delivery of legal services by Perkins Coie.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (vice chairman international antitrust law committee section international law and practice 1992-1995), International Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Solar Energy Research Institute (editorial advisory board Solar Energy Law Reporter 1979-1982), Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta, Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Kathryn Ida Rogers, August 7,1965. Children: Meredith Vakerics Ehler, Mitchell Thomas.