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Donald Stephen Snider, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1969, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, Florida 1976, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973, United States District Court (eastern & no.dist.) New York 1977, 1982, United States Tax Court 1994. Recipient Debating Society - Speaker award, Founders Day award.


Snider, Donald Stephen was born on October 16, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Leon Snider and Winifred (Scharfman) Novello.


New York University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, honors in Philosophy, 1965). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude, 1968).


Worked at Baer Marks & Upham LLP (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice including Corporate, Litigation, Real Estate, Banking, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Intellectual Property/Communications Law and Creditors' Rights. Admitted to the bar, 1969, New York. 1972, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York.

1974, United States. Supreme Court. 1975, Florida; 1976, United States. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.

1980, United States. District Court, Eastern District of New York. 1994, United States. Tax Court. Phi Beta Kappa. Recipient, Founders Day Award, 1965.

Co-author, Casner and Leach, Cases and Text on Property, 2nd Education 1969 and 3rd Education, 1984. Advisor, Restatement of Law Second, Property, 1970-1977. "The Special Concerns of Counsel When Representing Small Store/Non AAA Shopping Center Tenants," Practising Law Institute Article, 1975 (reprinted 1976-1982 of Commercial Real Estate Leases).

"Analysis of New Law Designed to Curb Reduction of SROs," New York Law Journal Article, August, 1985. "Negative Declarations Under Environmental Quality Review Act," New York State Bar Association Law Journal Article, December, 1985 (Reprinted in 6 New York Land Report 20109-20122). "Strict Liability for Contaminating States Groundwater Resources," New York Law Journal Article, April 1, 1986.

"SEQRA: Declaration of Nonsignificance and Issuing a Negative Declaration," New York State Bar Journal Article, July, 1986. "Materiality Standard Under Martin Act," New York Law Journal Article, July 27, 1988. "Prolegomenon to Understanding the Developer's True Statutory Responsibilities Under SEQRA," Touro Law Review, Volume 5-2, Spring, 1989.

Faculty, Practising Law Institute, Commercial Real Estate Leases, 1975-1981. Faculty, Fordham Law School Continuing Legal Education, Practical Real Estate Litigation, 1986—. Speaker, Expediting the Environmental Permitting Process, Annual New York State Bar Association Meeting, Environmental Law Section, 1984.

Speaker, Environmental Law Update—1988, "Representing Developers Under SEQRA," New York State Bar Association Seminars in Syracuse and New York City co-sponsored by the Real Property Law Section and the Environmental Law Section (Continuing legal education). Panelist, "Coping With SEQRA," Annual Planning and Zoning Institute, 1985. Member, Board of Governors, 1986-1988, Vice Chairman, Law Committee, 1984—, Fenway Golf Club, Scarsdale, New York.

Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Professional Responsibility. Chairman Subcommittee on Attorney Competence, 1985-1986).

New York State (Member, Real Estate and Environmental Law Sections) and American (Member, Litigation Section. Member: Land Use Regulation Committee. Litigation and Dispute Resolution Committee) Bar Associations.

The Florida Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Baer, Marks & Upham, established in 1907, is one of New York City's Prestigious law firms. The Firm has consistently maintained its commitment to provide its clients with the highest quality legal services in a thorough yet efficient manner.


Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (lecturer environmental law and real estate sections 1984, 88), Association of Bar of City of New York (committee on professional responsibility 1984-1988, chairman subcommittee on attorney competence 1985-1987), Practising Law Institute (lecturer commercial leasing 1975-1981), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator since 1978), New York State Planning Federation (lecturer 1985), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Fenway Golf (Scarsdale, New York ) (board governors 1985-1988, co-chairman law committee since 1985, admissions committee 1985-1986), Westchester County Bar Association, White Plains Bar Association, Westchester Women's Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association.


Married Elaine Daniels, June 18, 1966. Children: Jacqueline Leigh, Jordan Lee.