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Stern, Robert L.

Robert Stern was a partner in the Firm's appellate group from 1954 until 1997, when he retired. A summa cum laude graduate of Williams College and magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, Bob argued approximately 60 cases in the Supreme Court during his long and distinguished career in the government and in private practice. Before joining the Firm, Bob served for 13 years in the Office of the Solicitor General, including several stints as the Acting Solicitor General and service as the First Assistant from 1950-1954. Before that, Bob served as a Special Attorney and Special Assistant to the Attorney General, in the Antitrust Division. Bob was the co-author of Stern, Gressman, Shapiro & Geller, Supreme Court Practice (7th ed. 1993), the standard treatise on Supreme Court practice, and the author of Appellate Practice in the United States (1981). He wrote many articles on appellate practice and on constitutional and administrative law, including more than half a dozen published in the Harvard Law Review alone. Bob passed away on January 17, 2000. A service honoring his life was held on June 10, 2000, the web version of which is available at http://home.earthlink.net/~alnstern/RLS/index.htm.
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