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David Alter, lawyer. Bar: New York 1950, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1953, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

Background

Alter, David was born on October 31, 1923 in Izka, Czechoslovakia. Came to the United States, 1929. Son of Morris and Bertha Alter.

Education

Townsend Harris; City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Science, 1947). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1950).

Career

Worked at Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Sheinfeld, LLP (New York, NY) specializing in Entertainment Law, Labor Law. Admitted to the bar, 1950, New York. 1962, United States. Supreme Court.

Member, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, 1948-1950. Counsel: Screen Actors Guild, 1966—. Screen Actors Guild Pension and Health Plans, 1986—.

Trustee and Member, Finance Committee, Screen Actors Guild-Producers Pension and Health Plans, 1966-1987. President, Hamlet of Seaview, Fire Island, New York, 1975-1981. Member, Board of Directors of Astoria Motion Picture and Television Center Foundation, 1976-1981.

1984-1986. Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Kaufman Astoria Studios, Inc., 1982-1986. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Labor and Employment Law, 1977-1980). New York State and American (Member, Section of Labor and Employment Law) Bar Associations.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1950, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1953, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1953, United States District Court Connecticut 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

Membership

Member, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, 1948-1950. Counsel: Screen Actors Guild, 1966—. Screen Actors Guild Pension and Health Plans, 1986—.

Trustee and Member, Finance Committee, Screen Actors Guild-Producers Pension and Health Plans, 1966-1987. President, Hamlet of Seaview, Fire Island, New York, 1975-1981. Member, Board of Directors of Astoria Motion Picture and Television Center Foundation, 1976-1981.

1984-1986. Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Kaufman Astoria Studios, Inc., 1982-1986. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Labor and Employment Law, 1977-1980). New York State and American (Member, Section of Labor and Employment Law) Bar Associations.

Connections

Married Deborah King. Children– Lisa, Amy.

father:
Morris Alter

mother:
Bertha Alter

spouse:
Deborah King

children:
Lisa Alter

Amy Alter