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Eugene R. Fidell

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Eugene R. Fidell

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Eugene R. Fidell

A native of New York, Eugene R. Fidell graduated in 1965 from Queens College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and in 1968 from Harvard Law School. His practice areas include federal administrative law and appeals and military justice, a field in which he frequently serves as a commentator for national and foreign news media.

In addition to his practice at Feldesman Tucker, Mr. Fidell is Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU Law School and Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School and editor of the leading international military justice blog, Global Military Justice Reform. He lives in New Haven.

Representative Matters

  • United States v. Lee, 66 M.J. 390 (C.A.A.F. 2008)
  • Miller v. Department of the Navy, 476 F.3d 936 (D.C. Cir. 2007).
  • Piersall v. Winter, 435 F.3d (D.C. Cir. 2006).
  • Brooks v. United States, 65 Fed Cl. 135 (2005).
  • Quinton v. United States, 64 Fed. Cl. 118 (2005).
  • United States v. Beyer, NMCM 200201128 (N.M.C.C.A. 2005).
  • Wagner v. United States, 365 F.3d 1358 (Fed. Cir. 2004).
  • Barnes v. United States, 57 Fed. Cl. 204 (2003).
  • LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P. v. Abraham, 347 F.3d 315 (D.C. Cir. 2003).
  • Cummings v. Department of the Navy, 279 F. 3d 1051 (D.C. Cir. 2002).
  • Nolan v. United States, 44 Fed. Cl. 49 (1999).
  • Rolader v. United States, 42 Fed. Cl. 782 (1999).
  • Robinson v. Dalton, 45 F.Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 1998).
  • Frizelle v. Slater, 111 F. 3d 172 (D.C. Cir. 1997).
  • Detweiler v. Pena, 38 F. 3d 591 (D.C. Cir. 1994).
  • Pellegrin & Levine v. Antoine, 961 F.2d 277 (D.C. Cir. 1992).
  • Wilkinson v. Wilkinson, 785 F. Supp. 1037 (D.D.C. 1992).
  • Wilkinson v. Wilkinson, 986 F.2d 546 (D.C. Cir. 1992).
  • Sherwood v. Washington Post, 871 F.2d 1144 (D.C. Cir. 1989).
  • Mondy v. Sec’y of the Army, 845 F. 2d 1051 (D.C. Cir. 1988).
  • Krzeminski v. United States, 13 Cl. Ct. 430 (1987).
  • Sills v. Bureau of Prisons, 761 F.2d 792 (D.C. Cir. 1985).
  • Doninger Metal Prods. Corp. v. U.S. Postal Serv., 41 Fed. Contr. Rep. (BNA) 210 (D.D.C. 1984).

Honors/Awards

  • Selected to the Washington, DC, Super Lawyers list – Military / Veterans Law (2019-2020)
  • Judicial Award for Public Service, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (1997)
  • Alan Barth Service Award, ACLU of the National Capital Area (1993)
Eugene R. Fidell

Practices

  • General

Education

  • LL.B., Harvard University Law School (1968)
  • B.A., Queens College, cum laude (1965)

Bar/Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Professional Memberships / Affiliations

  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Law Institute, Life Member
  • National Institute of Military Justice, Former President
  • Phi Epsilon Pi
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