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Judah Gribetz

Judah Gribetz, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956. Recipient Distinguished Service award United States Department Housing and Urban Development, 1968, New York City Corporation Counsel, 1992.


  • Gribetz, Judah was born on April 1, 1929 in New York City. Son of Abraham and Ida (Heller) Gribetz.

  • Education

    • AB, Columbia University, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1952. Master of Laws, New York University, 1962.


    • Assistant Corporate Counsel Law department City of New York, 1958-1961, deputy commissioner Department buildings, 1962-1965, commissioner Department buildings, 1965. Regional administrator Region 1 United States Department Housing and Urban Development, New York City, 1966-1969. Impartial chairman conciliation and appeals board New York City Rent Stabilization Law of 1969, 1969-1973.

      Partner Shea Gould Climenko & Kramer, 1969-1974. Deputy mayor City of New York, 1974. Counsel to the governor State of New York, Albany, 1975-1978.

      Partner Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, New York City, 1979-1995, Richards & O'Neil, New York City, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1956.


    • Author: (with Edward L. Greenstein and Regina Stein) The Timetables of Jewish History, 1994.


    Trustee City University of New York, 1980-1989, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, since 1980, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust: Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City, since 1996. Member Law Revision Commission State of New York, Albany, 1979-1989. Member New York City Charter Revision Commission, New York City, 1987-1989.

    Member departmental disciplinary committee First Judicial Department, New York City, 1984-1989. Member New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination, New York City, 1982-1986. Member Mayor's Committee on the Judiciary, New York City, 1980-1983.

    President Hebrew Free Loan Society, New York City, since 1995, Jewish Community Relations Council, New York City, 1992-1995. Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1952-1955. Member Association Bar City New York (vice president 1980-1982).


    • Married Jessica Shapiro, December 28, 1952. Children: Sidney, Marion, Sarah.
    • father: Abraham Gribetz
    • mother: Ida (Heller) Gribetz
    • spouse: Jessica Shapiro
    • children: Sidney Gribetz
    • Marion Gribetz
    • Sarah Gribetz
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    Born April 1, 1929