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Elliot Calvin Rothenberg, American Lawyer, writer ( law: pract. & administration, Writ.)Civil litigation, generalCommunicationsConstitutionallawyer, writer. award, 1980, Vietnam Civilian Service medal United States Dept; award, U. Minn. Member American Bar Association, Harvard Law School Association, Minnesota Bar Association, American Legion, Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Rothenberg, Elliot Calvin was born on November 12, 1939 in Minneapolis. Son of Sam S. and Claire Sylvia (Feller) Rothenberg.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, University of Minnesota, 1961. Juris Doctor, Harvard University (Fulbright fellow), 1964.

Career

Bar: Minnesota 1966, United States District Court Minnesota 1966, District of Columbia 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1975. Association project director Brookings Institute, Washington,1966-1967. Foreign service officer, legal advisor unites states department State, Washington, 1968-1973.

American Embassy, Saigon. United States Mission to the United Nations. Nat. law director Anti-Defamation League, New York City, 1973-1974.

Legal director Minnesota Public Interest Research Group, Minneapolis, 1974-1977. Private practice law, Minneapolis, 1977^. Adjunct Professor William Mitchell College Law, St. Paul, 1983^.

Faculty member several nat. communications law and First Amendment seminars. State board directors Young Men’s Christian Association Youth in Government Program, 1981-1984. Vice president Twin Cities Chapter.Am.

Jewish Committee, 1980-1984. Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1978-1982, assistant floor leader (whip), 1981-1982. President, director North Star Legal Foundation, 1983^.

Legal affairs editor Public Research Syndicated, 1986^. Briefs and oral arguments published in full Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the Supreme Court of the United States, Volunteer 200, 1992. Member citizens advising committee Voyageurs National Park, 1979-1981.

Fulbright fellow, 1964-1965. Recipient Legislation Evaluation Assembly Legislation Excellence award, 1980, Vietnam Civilian Service medal United States Department State, 1970, North Star award, University of Minnesota, 1961.

Membership

State board directors Young Men’s Christian Association Youth in Government Program, 1981-1984. Vice president Twin Cities chapter American Jewish Committee, 1980-1984. Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1978-1982, assistant floor leader (whip), 1981-1982.

President, director North Star Legal Foundation, since 1983. Legal affairs editor Public Research Syndicated, since 1986. Briefs and oral arguments published in full Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the Supreme Court of the United States, Volunteer 200, 1992.

Member citizens advisory committee Voyageurs National Park, 1979-1981. Member Harvard Law School Association, Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Long distance running, classical music, baseball.

Connections

Married Sally Smalying. Children: Sarah, Rebecca, Sam.