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John S. Siffert

John S. Siffert

Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP

New York, NY, USA


John S. Siffert is a partner at Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP where he practices civil commercial litigation and white collar criminal & government regulatory defense. He is an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law. He is a Fellow and past Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on the Board of its Foundation. He is on the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules. He currently serves on the Board of the Practising Law Institute and its Executive Committee. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court and previously was President. He sits on the Advisory Committee to the Second Circuit Committee on Civic Education. He also serves as a Trustee on the Board of the Historical Society of the New York Courts and is Vice Chair of Projects & Initiatives. He is the court- appointed Special Master and Mediator in Gulino v. Board of Education, involving discrimination against New York City public school teachers. He currently serves on the Attorney Panel of the Committee on Grievances for the United States District Court for the SDNY and previously served on the Disciplinary Committee of the First Department. Mr. Siffert is currently on the Mediation Panel for the United States District Court for the SDNY and previously served as Special Master for the First Department. Mr. Siffert is a co-author of Sand Modern Federal Jury Instructions (Civil and Criminal) and was a co-author of Business Crime. He was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the SDNY and served as law clerk to Hon. Murray I. Gurfein. He graduated from Columbia Law School and Amherst College. He received the 2009 Second Circuit American Inns of Court Professionalism Award. In 2014, he received the Healing & Hope Award from the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth.
John S. Siffert is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Trial by Jury 2016, Tuesday, November 29, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Making a Compelling Closing Argument, Tuesday, November 29, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Making a Compelling Closing Argument - Making a Compelling Closing Argument, Tuesday, November 29, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Trial by Jury 2016, Friday, December 02, 2016, New York, NY
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