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William James Ashley Sparks

William James Ashley Sparks, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1974, Florida 1992, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, New Jersey 1989, United States District Court New Jersey 1989.


Sparks, William James Ashley was born on January 27, 1949 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.


Bachelor, University Victoria, 1970. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1973.


Associate Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, New York City, 1973-1978. Counsel Olin Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1979-1989. Senior litigation counsel W.R. Grace & Company, New York City, since 1989.

Adjunct professor Pace University Sch of Law, White Plains, New York, 1984-1991.


Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association The Corporate Bar, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Association Bar of City of New York, New York Athletic Club.