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Maria Lenhoff Marcus

Maria Lenhoff Marcus, Austrian, American lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1961, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964. Named Teacher of Year, Fordham Law School Students, 2001.

Background

  • Marcus, Maria Lenhoff was born on June 23, 1933 in Vienna, Austria. Came to the United States, 1938, naturalized, 1944. Daughter of Arthur and Clara (Gruber) Lenhoff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1954. Juris Doctor, Yale Law School, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate counsel National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, New York City, 1961-1967. Assistant attorney general New York State, 1967-1978. Chief litigation bureau Attorney General New York State, 1976-1978.

      Adjunct associate professor New York University Law School, 1976-1978. Associate professor Fordham University Law School, New York City, 1978-1986, professor, since 1986, Joseph M. McLaughlin professor, since 1997. Arbitrator National Association Securities Dealers.

      Chair subcommittee interrogatories United States District Court (southern district) New York, 1983-1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1961, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow New York Bar Foundation. Member Association Bar City of New York (vice president 1995-1996, long range planning committee 1996-2000, executive committee 1976-1980, committee audit 1988-1995, labor committee 1981-1984, judiciary committee 1975-1976, chairman civil rights committee 1972-1975), New York State Bar Association (executive committee 1979-1981, house delegations 1978-1981, committee constitution and by-laws 1984-1993), New York Women's Bar Association (President's award 1999).

    Connections

    • Married Norman Marcus, December 23, 1956. Children: Valerie, Nicole, Eric.
    • father: Arthur Lenhoff
    • mother: Clara (Gruber) Lenhoff
    • spouse: Norman Marcus
    • children: Valerie Marcus
    • Nicole Marcus
    • Eric Marcus
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    Born June 23, 1933
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