Born:  January 27, 1917
Youngstown, Ohio

Summary by
William F. Causey

Interviews Conducted by
William F. Causey, Esq.

Daniel M. Gribbon, Esq.

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Oral History Summary


Daniel Gribbon is a senior counsel with the firm of Covington & Burling where he practices in the areas of antitrust, securities, and government contacts. Mr Gibbon attended Case Western Reserve University, where he received an A.B. in 1938. Upon receiving a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1941, he clerked for Judge Learned Hand, 1941-42. Following service in the Navy, he joined Covington & Burling in 1945 as an associate. He has been a partner with the firm since 1950.

Mr. Gribbon has argued many cases in the Supreme Court and in most of the Federal courts of appeals and has tried cases in the Federal trial courts in the District of Columbia, New York, Wilmington, Chicago and Los Angeles.

He has served as Chairman of the Board on Professional Responsibilities in the District of Columbia and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Procedures for the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Mr. Gribbon is president of the Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit.

Courtesy of Covington & Burling