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Biography

James D. Harmon

James D. Harmon, Jr. Esq.

James Harmon is an attorney in Manhattan. He was a Partner with Bower & Gardner from 1986 to1992. Previously, he was the Executive Director and Chief Counsel of the President's Commission on Organized Crime (1984-1986); Senior Litigation Counsel, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York (1982-1984); Assistant Attorney-in-Charge of Organized Crime Strike Force, Eastern District of New York (1977-1982); and Assistant District Attorney, New York County (1971-1977).

Mr. Harmon is the author of "Rico Meets Keiretsu: A Response to Predatory Transfer Pricing" (25 Vanderbilt J. of Transnational Law 3, 1992) and "United States Money Laundering Laws: International Implications" (9 N.Y. L. Sch. J. on Int'l and Comp. L. 1, 1988).

He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, B.S.; and Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D. He is admitted to practice in the New York (1971), U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and U.S. Supreme Court.

Last year, Mr. Harmon unsuccessfully sought to have the Supreme Court review the constitutionality of New York City's rent stabilization law, which burdens the small building in which he and his wife reside, and which they own.

Conference Speech

"Developments in the Law of Rent Regulation and Taking of Property" - Speech from the Sixteenth Annual Conference

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