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Edwin Robbins

lawyer , business executive

Edwin Robbins, lawyer, business executive. Bar: United States District Court (District of Columbia district) 1955, New York 1958, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1956, United States District Court (southern and eastern district) New York 1959.

Background

Robbins, Edwin was born on December 30, 1931 in New York City. Son of Abraham and Lena (Cohen) Robbins.

Education

AB, Columbia University, 1953. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1955.

Career

Associate Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York City, 1957-1961. Vice president Arcady Corporation, 1963-1968. General partner Gaymark Associates, 1964-1993.

Counsel Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, since 1968. President, chief executive officer Sterling Capital Corporation, 1980-1993. General partner Hopewell Partners, 1985-1993.

President, chief executive officer Marathon Securities Corporation, New York City, 1968-1978, Highland Capital Corporation, New York City, 1972-1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: United States District Court (District of Columbia district) 1955, New York 1958, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1956, United States District Court (southern and eastern district) New York 1959.

Membership

Member board visitors Columbia Law School, since 1984. Board directors Hopewell Foundation, Incorporated, New York York City, 1958-1993, Four Oaks Foundation, Incorporated, New York York City, 1984-1993, Blue Ridge Foundation, Incorporated, New York York City, 1985-1993. Trustee Columbia University, since 1988, Columbia University Press, Inc., 1990-1993.

Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Beverly C. Leonard, July 29, 1956. Children: Clifton Scott, Alison Robbins Gould, Brian Devin.

father:
Abraham Robbins

mother:
Lena (Cohen) Robbins

spouse:
Beverly C. Leonard

children:
Clifton Scott Robbins

Alison Robbins Gould Robbins

Brian Devin Robbins