John H. Shenefield

John Hale Shenefield (born January 23, 1939)[1] is an American attorney who served as the United States Associate Attorney General from 1979 to 1981 and as the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division from May 1977 to February 1979.

John Shenefield
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United States Associate Attorney General
In office
1979–1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byMichael J. Egan
Succeeded byRudy Giuliani
Personal details
Born (1939-01-23) January 23, 1939 (age 82)
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
EducationHarvard University (AB, LLB)
Military service
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1961–1962

Early life and educationEdit

Shenefield was born in Toledo, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Bachelor of Laws from Harvard Law School. He served in the United States Army in 1961 and 1962.[2]

CareerEdit

After graduating from law school, Shenefield practiced antitrust law at Hunton and Williams in Richmond, Virginia for 12 years. He also worked as an economics professor at the University of Richmond. From May 1977 to February 1979, he served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division.[3] He then served as the United States Associate Attorney General from 1979 to 1981.[4] After the end of the Carter administration, Shenefield became a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Department of Justice Nomination of John H. Shenefield To Be Associate Attorney General. | The American Presidency Project". www.presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  2. ^ "A Conversation with John H. Shenefield". American Enterprise Institute - AEI. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  3. ^ "People and Business". The New York Times. May 5, 1977. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  4. ^ "Performance of Antitrust Official Sharply Questioned by Senators". The New York Times. December 8, 1979. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  5. ^ "Favretto Gets Antitrust Post". The New York Times. April 6, 1979. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-11-30.