Counsel New York State Law Enforcement Council. Chairman A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage. Democratic candidate for Governor of New York, 1962.
Trustee Temple Emanu-El, New York City. Board directors Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund. Fellow American Bar Foundation.
Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (award for Excellence in Public Service 2001), Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association (Distinguished Public Service award 1993), Amherst Alumni Association (honorary president 2001), Phi Beta Kappa.