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Alan S. Jaffe, American lawyer, specializing in the field of. Member of Proskauer Rose LLP.


Jaffe, Alan Steven was born on November 11, 1939 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Herman and Rose (Simon) Jaffe.


Cornell University School of Industrial & Labor Relations (Bachelor of Science, 1961). Columbia University School of Law (Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, with honors, 1964).


Worked at Proskauer Rose LLP. Admitted to the bar, 1964, New York. Editor, Columbia Law Review, 1963-1964.

President, United Jewish Appeal - Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc., 1992-1995. Dedicated to delivering results to individuals and companies through the effective application of talent and experience, Proskauer Rose LLP has been providing a wide range of legal services for over 100 years. With five United States. offices (Boca Raton, Florida, Clifton, New Jersey, Los Angeles, California, New York, NY and Washington, DC), and one in Europe (Paris, France), the firm's over 460 attorneys offer general corporate, litigation and dispute resolution, labor and employment, real estate, personal planning and tax services along with services in a multitude of practice and industry specialties.

The service areas include, but are not limited to antitrust, bankruptcy and reorganization, employee benefits, environmental insurance, immigration, intellectual property, non-complete and trade secrets and white collar criminal defense. Industry practices include entertainment, media, information and technology, financial services, health care, hospitality, not-for-profit and sports.


Board directors, vice president Council Jewish Federations North America, New York City, 1992-1999, Jewish Community Relations Council, New York, 1987-1991. Board directors, member executive committee Beth Israel Medical Center, 1995-2004, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, since 1991. Board governors Jewish Agency for Israel, 1999-1901.

President Altro Health and Rehabilitation Services, Incorporated, New York York City, 1983-1986, president United Jewish Appeal Federation of New York, 1992-1995, board directors since 1980, chairman board domestic affairs, 1988-1991. Board directors New York City Coalition for Homeless, 1995-1998. Member New York City Sports Development Corporation, 1995-1998.

Board directors, executive committee American Jewish Committee, since 2002, chairman Domestic Policy Commission, since 2005. Vice chairman New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), since 2005. President Educational Alliance, since 2006.


Married Elizabeth L. Reiss, November 3, 1943. Children: David, Robert, Richard.