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W WITHERS, American Lawyer, Partner of EMERSON ELECTRIC Colorado.


WITHERS, W was born on November 4, 1940 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States.


Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1962). Northwestern (Juris Doctor, 1965).


Working as a partner of EMERSON ELECTRIC Colorado. Admitted to the bar, 1965, Oklahoma. 1970, Missouri; 1972, United States.

Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and United States. Supreme Court; 1979, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri.

1984, United States. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit. 1985, United States. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.


  • Other Work

    • "Enforcement Under FIFRA - Civil and Criminal Penalties," Chemical Times & Trends, January 1979. "Biotechnology: An Industry Perspective," Kansas Law Review, Spring 1986, Volume 34, No. 3

    • "Biotechnology: Can a New Technology Survivie?" St. Louis University Law Journal, Spring 1987 (with Patricia G. Kenworthy.

      Attorney - Monsanto Agricultural Company). "Biotechnology - Ehtics. Safety and Regulation," Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Spring 1987 (with Patricia G. Ken worthy).

      "Regulation/Commercialization of Genetically Engineered Plants," Abstract for Practising Law Institute Seminar on Biotechnology, New Developments in Federal Policies and Regulations, October 1988. Staff Attorney, FTC, Washington, 1965-1968. Company Attorney, 1968-1978, Assistant General Counsel, 1978.


Law Committee, National Agricultural Chemicals Assocaition, Washington, D.C., 1976-1989. MAPI Law Council, Washington, D.C., since 1989. American Society of Corporate Secretaries, New York, N.Y.

Former Chairman of the Law Committee of the Industrial Biotechnology Association, Washington, D.C., 1985-1989. Member of the Advisory Panel, Office of Technology Assessment re: BIOTECHNOLOGY Indiana A GLOBAL ECONOMY: OPTIONS FOR United States. STRATEGY - since 1989, Member: Oklahoma and American (Member, Sections on: Corporation.