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Roger L. Zissu

Roger L. Zissu, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1963, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1965, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1989, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1999, United States Tax Court 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

Background

  • Zissu, Roger L. was born on February 16, 1939 in Oceanside, New York, United States. Son of Leonard Zissu and Ruth Zissu Kahn.

  • Education

    • Student, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1959. Student, Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1959. AB summa cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1960.

      Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1963.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States District Court Eastern District New York, Brooklyn, 1963-1965. Associate Davis, Polk & Wardwell, New York City, 1965-1970. Corporate Counsel Vornado, Inc., Garfield, New Jersey, 1970-1973.

      Associate Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman PC, New York City, 1973, partner, 1974-1990, Weiss, David, Fross, Zelnick & Lehrman PC, New York City, 1990-1997, Fross, Zelnick, Lehrman & Zissu PC, New York City, since 1997. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1963, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1965, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1989, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1965, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1999, United States Tax Court 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

    Membership

    Class agent Dartmouth College Alumni Fund, Hanover, New Hampshire, since 1960. Board directors Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 1987-1990. Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York (chairman copyright and literary property committee 1989-1992, judiciary committee 1995-1998, 2003, 2008), New York State Bar Association, Copyright Society United States of America (trustee 1981, 83-86, 92—, treasurer 1988-1990, vice president 1990-1992, president 1992-1994), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, tennis, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • Married.
    • father: Leonard Zissu
    • mother: Ruth Zissu Kahn
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    Born February 16, 1939
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