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Allan Lewis Markus

Allan Lewis Markus, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1976, United States District Court New Jersey 1976, United States Supreme Court 1985. Recipient Bancroft-Whitney award, Lawyers Cooperative Public Company, 1974-1975.

Background

  • Markus, Allan Lewis was born on November 8, 1948 in Newark. Son of Seymour Bernard and Pearl (Weiss) Markus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Monmouth College, 1970. Juris Doctor, Western New England School Law, 1975.

    Career

    • Associate Miller & Platt, Paterson, New Jersey, 1976—1978. Senior partner Markus & Cohen, Parsippany, 1978—2002. Sole practice, 2002—2006.

      Inhouse counsel Paul Miller Auto Group, LLC, since 2006. Assistant attorney public defender Essex County, Newark, 1978—1982, Morris County, Morristown, New Jersey, 1979—1983. Municipal prosecutor Township of Parsippany Troy-Hills, New Jersey, 1980—1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1976, United States District Court New Jersey 1976, United States Supreme Court 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Leader organizing rent control Tenants Association, Parsippany-Troy Hills, 1977—1980. Committeeman Committeeman Parsippany-Troy Hills (New Jersey) Democratic Committee, 1977—1980. Mayoral campaign treasurer, 1979—1980.

    Member of Longview at Montville Association Inc. (trustee), Morris County Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Zeta Beta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Debra J. Ross, January 6, 1973. Children: Dara, Lindsey.
    • father: Seymour Bernard Markus
    • mother: Pearl (Weiss) Markus
    • spouse: Debra J. Ross
    • children: Dara Markus
    • Lindsey Markus
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    Born November 8, 1948
    (age 69)
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