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Howard Dennis Scher

Howard Dennis Scher, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1971, New York, 2008, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1971, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

Background

  • Scher, Howard Dennis was born on April 23, 1945 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Scher and Rita (Eitches) Zar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant city solicitor City of Philadelphia, 1971-1973. Associate Goodis, Greenfield, Henry & Edelstein, Philadelphia, 1973-1977, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1977-1980, partner, 1980-2001. Shareholder Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Professional Corporation, since 2001.

      Director Buchanan Ingersoll Professional Corporation, since 2006. Managing shareholder, New York City.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1971, New York, 2008, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1971, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

    Membership

    Trustee Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia, 1994-2002. Director Akiba Hebrew Academy, Merion, Pennsylvania, 1996-1998. Member president's council Brandeis University.

    Chair Jewish Employment and Vocational Services, 1998-1902. Chairman Committee of Seventy, 2002. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Academy Trial Lawyers.

    Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (director), Philadelphia Bar Association (chairman federal courts committee 2001-2002), Brandeis University Alumni Association (vice president 1983-1987).

    Connections

    • Married Linda J. Scher. Children: Seth Micah, Eli David, Nicholas Earl, Sara Catherine.
    • father: George Scher Zar
    • mother: Rita (Eitches) Zar
    • spouse: Linda J. Scher
    • children: Seth Micah Scher
    • Eli David Scher
    • Nicholas Earl Scher
    • Sara Catherine Scher
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    Born April 23, 1945
    (age 72)
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