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Charles G. Moerdler, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Litigation, International Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Labor Law, Health Care Law, Real Estate Law, Federal and State Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, First Amendment Law. Member of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.


Moerdler, Charles Gerard was born on November 15, 1934 in Paris. Came to the United States, 1946, naturalized, 1952. Son of Herman and Erna Anna (Brandwein) Moerdler.


Long Island University (Bachelor of Arts, 1953). Fordham University (Bachelor of Laws, 1956).


Associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1956-1965. Special counsel committees City of New York and judiciary New York State Assembly, 1960-1961. Commissioner buildings City of New York, 1966-1967.

Senior partner, chairman litigation department Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, New York City, since 1967. Board directors, general counsel, director New York Post Company, Inc., 1987-1992. Consultant housing, urban development and real estate to Mayor of New York City, 1967-1973.

Member committee on character and fitness of applicants for admission to Bar, Appellate division 1st Department, New York, since 1977, vice chairman since 1998. Member disciplinary committee appellate division 1st Department, New York, 1998—2004, 06^, commissioner New York State Insurance Fund, 1978-1997, vice chairman, 1986-1994, chairman, 1995-1997. Member Mayor's Committee on Judiciary, 1994-2001, New York City Housing Development Corporation, since 1997, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, since 2010, New York State Dormitory Authority, since 2010.

Board directors New York City Residential Mortgage Insurance Corporation, since 1997. Chairman board directors Bank Austria Creditanstalt LLC, 1999-2001. Member New York City Board Collective Bargaining, since 2000.


Assistant director Rockefeller national presidential campaign committee, 1964. Advisory board School International Affairs Columbia University, 1977-1980. Board of Governors L.I.U., 1966, trustee, 1985-1991.

Chairman Cmty. Planning Bds. 8 and 14, Bronx County, 1977-1978. National Board of Governors American Jewish Congress, 1966.

Board overseers Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1993-1995. Trustee St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, New York, since 1985. Member American Bar assosiation, New York State Bar assosiation, New York County Lawyers Association, International Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Free Sons of Israel, World Trade Center Club, Metro.


Married Pearl G. Hecht, December 26, 1955. Children: Jeffrey Alan, Mark Laurence, Sharon Michele.