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Leon Hirsch Rittenberg

Leon Hirsch Rittenberg, American lawyer.


  • Rittenberg, Leon Hirsch was born on May 17, 1934 in New Orleans. Son of Leon H. Senior and Katherine (Polack) Rittenberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Tulane University, 1959.


    • Partner Polack, Rosenberg, Rittenberg & Endom, New Orleans, 1961-1994, Baldwin & Haspel Limited liability company, New Orleans, since 1994.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Judaism


    President, trustee Touro Synagogue, New Orleans, 1974-1976. Board directors Jewish Endowment Foundation, New Orleans, since 1984, 1st vice president, 1990-1992, president, 1992-1995. Board directors Holley Pavy DeBlois and John M. DeBlois Foundation, New Orleans, since 1983.

    Chairman Metairie Park Country Day School, 1990-1992. Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, Louisiana Society Certified Public Accountant's (contributing editor 1965-1966), American Arbitration Association, Jewish Federation of New Orleans, General Alum Society University Pennsylvania Clubs: Krewe of Bacchus.



    Fishing, tennis.


    • Married Cynthia Neuwirth, May 30, 1965. Children: Leon III, Andrew P., Babette.
    • father: Leon H. Senior Rittenberg
    • mother: Katherine (Polack) Rittenberg
    • spouse: Cynthia Neuwirth
    • children: Leon III Rittenberg
    • Andrew P. Rittenberg
    • Babette Rittenberg
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    Born March 17, 1934