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Martin Norman Leaf

Martin Norman Leaf, American lawyer. Bar: New York, United States District Ct 1958, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1964, United States Court Military Appeals 1964, United States Court Claims 1964, United States Supreme Court 1964. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1983.

Background

  • Leaf, Martin Norman was born on February 19, 1932 in New York City. Son of Jack and Shirley Leaf.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1952. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1958.

    Career

    • Senior associate Jacob D. Fuchsberg, New York City, 1958—1963. Senior partner Leaf, Sternklar & Drogin, 1963. Partner Morrison Cohen Singer & Weinstein, LLP, 1989—1990.

      Counsel, 1999—2003

      Special master New York State Supreme Court Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association. Village attorney Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 1969—1982. Special assistant district attorney, Westchester Country.

      Lecturer Far Eastern Law and Business Studies, Washington University. Board directors Buckminster Fuller Institute, Echo Hills Mental Health Clinic, 1973—1987, Trailblazers, since 1979, National Black Theatre, since 1973, American Arab Affairs Council, since 1983. Member international advisory board World Sikh Center, since 1980.

      Hunger project delegate non-governmental organization, United Nations. Member New York State Conference Village Ofcls. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York, United States District Ct 1958, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1964, United States Court Military Appeals 1964, United States Court Claims 1964, United States Supreme Court 1964.

    Works

    • Editor: American Trial Lawyers Association Journal, 1963-1973.

    Membership

    Member of New York Athletic, Union Internationale des Avocats, New York Trial Lawyers Association, New York County Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Doubles. Associate, St. Anthony New York City, Players.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Sarkin, December 29, 1956. Children: Marc, Jenifer, Clifton.
    • father: Jack Leaf
    • mother: Shirley Leaf
    • spouse: Louise Sarkin
    • children: Marc Leaf
    • Jenifer Leaf
    • Clifton Leaf
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    Born February 19, 1932
    Nationality

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