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Lawrence Lederman

Lawrence Lederman, American lawyer, writer, educator. Bar: New York 1968. Chairman board Phoenix House Development Corporation; member Phoenix House Foundation; board directors The National Mentoring Partnership, Tails in Need; Member of American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Order of Coif.

Background

  • Lederman, Lawrence was born on September 8, 1935 in New York City. Son of Herman Jack and Lillian (Rosenfeld) Lederman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1966.

    Career

    • Law clerk chief justice California Supreme Court, 1966—1967. Associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1968—1974. Partner Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, 1975—1991.

      Partner, chairman corporation practice Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, 1991—2004, of counsel, since 2005. Adjunct professor law New York University Law School, since 1974, New York Law School, since 2005. With United States Army, 1957-1959.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1968.

    Works

    • Author: Tombstones: A Lawyer's Tales from the Takeover Decades, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals. Calendar, Trees in Their Seasons at the New York Botanical Garden, 2003, 2005.

      Photographer (olosa calender) In The Footsteps of Frederic Church, 2008, 2009.

    Membership

    Chairman board Phoenix House Development Corporation. Member Phoenix House Foundation. Board directors The National Mentoring Partnership, Tails in Need.

    Member of American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Order of Coif.

    Connections

    • Married Kitty Hawks; children: Leandra, Evin.
    • father: Herman Jack Lederman
    • mother: Lillian (Rosenfeld) Lederman
    • spouse: Kitty Hawks
    • children: Leandra Lederman
    • Evin Lederman
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    Born September 8, 1935
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