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Robert Clay Dorf

Robert Clay Dorf, American lawyer, broadcaster. Bar: New York 1973, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1974, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1980. Methadone counselor Beth Israel Hospital, 1969; Member of Brooklyn Bar Association.

Background

  • Dorf, Robert Clay was born on April 4, 1943 in New York City. Son of Irving and Jeanne (Hayflick) Dorf.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Florida, 1964. Student, Alliance Francise, Paris, 1967. Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School, 1972.

    Career

    • Announcer Station WIVI, VI, 1964—1965. Office clerk Reuters News Service, Paris, 1967. Film editor Station WMAL-television, Washington, 1968.

      Assistant district attorney Bronx District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1972—1976. Private practice New York City, 1976—1994. Partner, law firm Dorf & Perlmutter, 1984—1994.

      Principal law clerk to honorary James G. Starkey Supreme Court State New York Kings County, since 1995. Hearing officer Environmental Control Board, New York City, 1976—1977. Arbitrator New York County Civil Court, New York City, since 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) New York, 1990—1994.

      Adjunct professor, geografic law Hunter College City University of New York, 1997. With United States Army, 1965-1967.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1973, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1974, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Methadone counselor Beth Israel Hospital, 1969. Member of Brooklyn Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Wendy Rappaport, November 27, 1968. Children: Andrew R., Jessica L.
    • father: Irving Dorf
    • mother: Jeanne (Hayflick) Dorf
    • spouse: Wendy Rappaport
    • children: Andrew R. Dorf
    • Jessica L. Dorf
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    Born April 4, 1943
    (age 74)
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