PAUL V. NIEMEYER, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, since August 7, 1990. Chair, Advisory Committee on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1996-2000 (member, 1993-2000), Judicial Conference of the United States.
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, February 22, 1988 to August 10, 1990.
Member, Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1973-88; Inquiry Panel, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1978-81.
Born in Princeton, New Jersey, April 5, 1941. Kenyon College, A.B., 1962; University of Munich, 1962-63; University of Notre Dame School of Law, J.D., 1966. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Associate, 1966-74, and Partner, 1974-88, Piper & Marbury. Member, Maryland State Bar Association. Lecturer (advanced business law), The Johns Hopkins University, 1971-75. Senior Lecturing Fellow in Appellate Advocacy, Duke University School of Law, 1994-2014. Member, American Law Institute; American Bar Foundation; Maryland Bar Foundation. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Co-author, Maryland Rules Commentary (1984, 1992, 2003, 2014). Author, A Path Remembered: The Lives of Gerhart and Lucie Niemeyer, (2006). Special Merit Citation, American Judicature Society, 1987.
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