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Ezra Gurion Levin

Ezra Gurion Levin, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1961.

Background

  • Levin, Ezra Gurion was born on February 10, 1934 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Bertha Levin.

  • Education

    • AB, Columbia University, 1955. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate, then partner Marshall, Bratter, Greene, Allison & Tucker, New York City, 1961-1979. Partner, co-chair Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, since 1979. Board directors MAXXAM, Inc., Houston, since 1988.

      Adjunct professor sociology Columbia University, 1973-1977, 87, 93. Adjunct faculty University Connecticut Law School, 1970-1973. Visiting professor University Wisconsin Law School, 1967, 98.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1961.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member-at-large Jewish Community Relations Council, New York City, since 1983, president, 2001—2004. Vice chairman Coalition for Soviet Jewry, 1984—1993, co-chair, 1994—2001. Counsel American Friends Sarah Herzog Memorial Hospital-Jerusalem, Inc., since 1975.

    Secretary, board directors Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Equality, 1961—1970. Founding chair Solomon Schechter High School New York, 1992—1996. Member of Jewish Communal Fund (board directors), Hebrew Free Loan Society (president 2004-2006, board directors), Law and Society Association, American Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Batya Ann Schaefer, June 19, 1960. Children: Zachary Abraham, Ayala Deborah Levin-Kruss.
    • father: Harry Levin
    • mother: Bertha Levin
    • spouse: Batya Ann Schaefer
    • children: Zachary Abraham Levin
    • Ayala Deborah Levin-Kruss Levin
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