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Alan Lewis Gornick, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1937, Michigan 1948. Recipient Governor's Special award State Colorado, 1952.


Gornick, Alan Lewis was born on September 23, 1908 in Leadville, Colorado, United States.


AB, Columbia University, 1935. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1937.


Associate, Baldwin, Todd & Young, New York City, 1937-1941; associate, Milbank, Tweed, Hope & Hadley, 1941-1947; associate counsel charge tax matters, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1947-1949; director tax affairs, chairman tax committee, tax counsel, Ford Motor Company, 1949-1964. Lecturer tax matters New York University, Institute Federal Taxation, 1947-1949, American Bar Association and Practicing Law Institute (courses on fundamentals in federal taxation), 1946-1955, American Law Institute (courses in continuing legal education), 1950. Special lecturer school business administration University of Michigan, 1949, 53.


  • Bar: New York 1937, Michigan 1948.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Estate Tax Handbook, 1952, Arrangements for Separation or Divorce, Handbook of Tax Techniques, 1952, Taxation of Partnerships, Estates and Trusts, review edit, 1952. Advisory editor National Tax Journal, 1952-1955. Contributor articles on tax matters to professional journals.


Executive board Detroit area council Boy Scouts American, chairman finance committee, 1960. President Michigan Association Emotionally Disturbed Children, 1962-1965. Vice president Archives of America Art.

Member Michigan Heart Association, Columbia College council Columbia University, New York City, Founder's Society Detroit Institute Art. Trustee Council on World Affairs, Detroit. Trustee, past president Detroit History Society.

Member Board Zoning Appeals City Bloomfield Hills, 1980-1989. Member World Bar Association for Peace through Law, American Bar Association (council tax section 1957-1958), Detroit Bar Association, New York City Bar Association (chairman subcommittee estate and gift taxes 1943-1947), American Law Institute, Tax Institute Inc. (president 1954-1955), United States Chamber of Commerce, Empire State Chamber of C., Council on Foreign Relations, National Tax Association (executive committee), International Fiscal Association (council, national reporter 6th International Congress Fiscal Law, Brussels 1952), International Law Association, World association Lawyers (founding member), Association Ex-Mems.

Squadron A, National Foreign Trade Council (member committee taxes 1950), Automobile Manufacturers Association (chairman committee on taxation 1960-1962), Tax Executives Institute (president 1956-1957), Federation Alumni Columbia (board directors 1946), Class 1935 Columbia College (president), New York Adult Education Council (board directors 1939-1945), Detroit History Society (trustee, president 1983-1985), Bloomfield Hills (Michigan) Country Club, Detroit Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Church Club (New York City), Columbia University Alumni Club of Michigan (president since 1950), Otsego Ski Club (Gaylord, Michigan), Little Club (Gulfstream, Florida), Everglades Club (Palm Beach, Florida), Phi Delta Phi.