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David Alter

David Alter, lawyer. Bar: New York 1950, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1953, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

Background

  • Alter, David was born on October 31, 1923 in Izka, Czechoslovakia. Came to the United States, 1929. Son of Morris and Bertha Alter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1950.

    Career

    • Partner Shea & Gould, New York City, 1979-1989, Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Lehrer, New York City, 1989-1998. National counsel Screen Actors Guild, since 1998. Outside counsel Screen Actors Guild, 1966-1998.

      Trustee, member Finance Committee, Screen Actors Guild-Producers Pension & Health Plans, 1966-1987, counsel since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1950, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1953, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

    Membership

    President Hamlet of Seaview, Fire Island, New York, 1975-1981. Board directors Astoria Motion Picture and television Center Foundation, 1980-1982, American Museum of the Moving Image, 1983-1986. Served with United States Air Force, 1943-1946.

    Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, New York State Bar Association Clubs: Harvard (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Deborah King. Children– Lisa, Amy.
    • father: Morris Alter
    • mother: Bertha Alter
    • spouse: Deborah King
    • children: Lisa Alter
    • Amy Alter
    David Alter
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    Born October 31, 1923
    • 1947
      City College of New York
    • 1950
      Harvard University
    • 1979 - 1989
      Partner, Shea & Gould
    • 1989 - 1998
      Partner, Shea & Gould
    • 1998
      national counsel, Screen Actors Guild