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Pierre F.V. Merle (Retired)

Phone: (212) 471-2990
Fax: (212) 471-2997

Pierre F.V. Merle, (Member) born San Francisco, California, November 13, 1937; admitted to bar, 1965, California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1976, New York; 1984, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and Seventh Circuits. Associate Attorney, Sullivan, Roche, Johnson & Farraher, San Francisco, California, 1965-1967. Assistant District Attorney, City and County of San Francisco, 1967-1973. General Counsel, Deak-Perera Group, New York, New York, 1973-1983. Partner, Merle & MacAllister, New York, New York, 1984-1988. Partner, Stairs Dillenbeck Finley & Merle, New York, New York, 1988-2000. [Capt., USNR-Ret.]


  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1959);
  • Hastings College of the Law, University of California (J.D., 1964).


  • New York State Bar Association;
  • State Bar of California.