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Philip Lawrence Kirstein

Philip Lawrence Kirstein, American lawyer, investment company executive. Bar: New York 1974, Florida 1974.


  • Kirstein, Philip Lawrence was born on May 29, 1945 in New York City. Son of Paul H. and Marie (Erdreich) Kirstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Syracuse, 1973. Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1974.


    • Association Townley & Updike, New York City, 1974—1980. Attorney Merrill Lynch Asset Management, LP, 1980—1983, vice president, 1983—1984, senior vice president, general counsel, 1984—1998. General counsel Merrill Lynch Asset Management Group, since 1998.

      Served to captain United States Naval Reserve, 1967-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1974, Florida 1974.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    Member Mercer County Democratic Committee, 1992—1997. Board directors New Jersey Race for the Cure, since 1996, Jug Tavern Sparta, Inc., ICI Mutual Insurance Company. Member Zoning Board Appeals, Ossining, New York, 1983—1985, New York-New Jersey Trail Conferences, New York City, 1978—1982.

    Member of Association Bar City New York, Florida Bar Association, American Bar Association.


    • father: Paul H. Kirstein
    • mother: Marie (Erdreich) Kirstein
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    Born May 29, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1967
      University North Carolina
    • 1973
      University Syracuse
    • 1974
      New York University
    • 1974 - 1980
      Assoc Townley & Updike
    • 1980 - 1983
      attorney, Merrill Lynch Asset Management
    • 1998
      general counsel, Merrill Lynch Asset Management Group
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