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Bertram Harris Fields (Bert Fields)

Bertram Harris Fields, American lawyer. Bar: California 1953. Named one of The Most Influential Lawyers, The National Law Journal, 2011; recipient Vero Nihil Verivs Scholarly Excellence award, 2008, Access to Justice award, Legal Aid Society. Member of American Bar Association, Council Foreign Relations, Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Background

  • Fields, Bertram Harris was born on March 31, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of H. Maxwell Fields and Mildred Arlyn (Ruben).

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1949. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1952.

    Career

    • Associate member Shearer, Fields, Rohner & Shearer, and predecessor firms, 1955—1957, member, 1957—1982. Partner Greenberg, Glusker, Fields, Claman & Machtinger, Los Angeles, since 1982. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955, Korea.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1953.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Council Foreign Relations, Los Angeles County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Lydia Ellen Minevitch, October 22, 1960 (deceased September 1986). 1 child James Eldar; Married Barbara Guggenheim, February 21, 1991.
    • father: H. Maxwell Fields Fields
    • mother: Mildred Arlyn (Ruben) Fields
    • spouses: Lydia Ellen Minevitch
    • Barbara Guggenheim
    • child: James Eldar Fields
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