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Martin Sherman Appel

Martin Sherman Appel, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1956, California 1958.


  • Appel, Martin Sherman was born on March 15, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Philip T. and Pearl (Goldman) Appel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1953. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1956.


    • Lecturer accounting Northwestern University, Roosevelt University, 1953—1956. Certified Public Accountant Godow & Lawrence, Chicago, 1953—1956. Associate Max Swerin, 1956—1958.

      Tax manager Arthur Andersen & Company, Los Angeles, 1958—1962. Vice president Ring Brothers, 1962. Partner Pacht, Ross, Warne, Bernhard & Sears, Inc., 1962—1982, Rudin, Richman & Appel, Beverly Hills, since 1982.

      Director Independence Bank, Los Angeles. Lecturer Practicing Law Institute, University Southern California Tax Institute. Member Internal Revenue Service Commr's Advisory Group.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1956, California 1958.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Board directors Jewish Federal Council Greater Los Angeles, since 1980. Member President's Commission Mental Retardation, since 1986, United States Olympic Committee. Board governors Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

    With Jewish Community Foundation. Member of American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, Hillcrest Country Club.


    • Married Audrey Blumenthal, August 29, 1954. Children: Lynne, Leslie, Leanne, Richard.
    • father: Philip T. Appel
    • mother: Pearl (Goldman) Appel
    • spouse: Audrey Blumenthal
    • children: Lynne Appel
    • Leslie Appel
    • Leanne Appel
    • Richard Appel
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    Born March 15, 1933