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Lauren David Rachlin

Lauren David Rachlin, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1952, United States District Court (northern and western districts) New York 1952, United States Tax Court 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1958, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1967, United States Court International Trade 1978.

Background

  • Rachlin, Lauren David was born on February 6, 1929 in Buffalo. Son of Harry A. and Thelma (Goldberg) Rachlin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Buffalo, 1948. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1951.

    Career

    • Partner Rachlin & Rachlin, Buffalo, 1952—1981. Senior partner Kavinoky & Cook, 1981—2003. Partner Hodgson Russ, LLP, Buffalo and Toronto, since 2003.

      United States appointee to Bi-nat. Dispute Settlement Panel created under United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement, 1989-1993. United States appointee North America Free Trade Agreement Bi-National Dispute Settlement Panel, 1994-1996, since 2004.

      Arbitrator International Chamber of C., International Dispute Resolution Panel, American Arbitration Association. Founder and director Canada/United States Border Alliance regionalizing the bi-national trade corridor linking Toronto, Hamilton, Buffalo, Syracuse and Rochester, since 1996. Founder, past president, director World Trade Center-Buffalo Niagara, since 1986, member board directors, New York State Archives Partnership.

      Trust, since 2011; lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1952, United States District Court (northern and western districts) New York 1952, United States Tax Court 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1958, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1967, United States Court International Trade 1978.

    Membership

    United States delegate to United Nations Human Rights Commission, 1970. Consultant to temporary commission New York State Constitutional Convention. Member Erie County Charter Review Commission.

    Member-at-large United States National Commission for United Nations Educational, 1972-1976, chairman human rights task force. Member Industry Trade Advisory Committee Customs And Trade Policy Matters United States Department Commerce, Office United States Trade Republican, since 1987. Member American Bar Association (foreign investment in the United States real estate committee, international business law committee, subcommittee on trade import), New York State Bar Association (founding chairman international section 1987-1989, chairman international division 1989-1994, chair legal education and admission to bar committee 1999-2002, executive committee ADR section since 2008, award for distinction in international law and affairs International Law and Practice section 2005), World Arbitration Institute (advisory board, board directors), American Association Exporters & Importers (trade policy committee), Interpacific Bar Association, Interam.

    Bar Association, Customs and International Trade Bar Association, Erie County Bar Assn, Industry Trade Advisory Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation, United States Department Commerce, Ontario Bar Association (member executive committee business law section since 2007).

    Connections

    • Married Jean K. Rachlin, June 27, 1954. Children: Laura Gail, Ellen Joan, James N.
    • father: Harry A. Rachlin
    • mother: Thelma (Goldberg) Rachlin
    • spouse: Jean K. Rachlin
    • children: Laura Gail Rachlin
    • Ellen Joan Rachlin
    • James N. Rachlin
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    Born February 6, 1929
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