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Susan Schenkel Savitt

Susan Schenkel Savitt, American lawyer, mediator. Bar: New York 1968, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1973, United States Tax Court 1973, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States District Court (western district) New York 1996.

Background

  • Savitt, Susan Schenkel was born on August 21, 1943 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Edward Charles and Sylvia (Dlugatch) Savitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Pennsylvania State University, 1964. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1968.

    Career

    • Attorney Nassau County Legal Services, Freeport, New York, 1973-1974. Assistant Corporate Counsel City Yonkers, 1977-1978. From associate to partner Epstein, Becker & Green, Professional Corporation, New York City, 1978-1994.

      Partner Winston & Strawn, 1994—2004, Schenkel-Savitt Firm, Hastings on Hudson, since 2005. Adjunct professor Elizabeth Seton College, Yonkers, 1982-1983. Mediator Volunteer Mediation Panel, United States District Court (southern district) New York, since 1997, United States District Court (eastern district) New York, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1968, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1973, United States Tax Court 1973, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States District Court (western district) New York 1996.

    Membership

    Member Hastings-on-Hudson School Board, 1984-1993, vice president, 1986, 87-88, president, 1989-1990, 92-93. Mem New York University executive council Metropolitan Center for Educational Research and Development and Training, 1987-1990. Board directors Associated Blind, 1993-1995, National Child Labor Committee, 2001-2004, Liberal Arts Alumni Council, Pennsylvania State University, 2001-2007, board directors, 2003-2005, Search for Change, 1996—2002, secretary, 1998-2002.

    Board directors Pennsylvania State Professional Women's Network of New York, 1996-2003, president, 1998-2000. Member American Bar Association (Business law section, litigation, dispute resolution and labor law section), ACRGNY, New York State Bar Association (labor law section), New York Women's Bar Association, Westchester Women's Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Pennsylvania State Alumni Club (vice president Westchester County 1985-1987), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta, Pi Gamma Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Harvey Savitt, July 2, 1969 (divorced 1980). Children: Andrew Todd, Daniel Cory.
    • father: Edward Charles Savitt
    • mother: Sylvia (Dlugatch) Savitt
    • spouse: Harvey Savitt
    • children: Andrew Todd Savitt
    • Daniel Cory Savitt
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    Born August 21, 1943
    (age 74)
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