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Ezra G. Levin, American lawyer, specializing in the field of. Member of Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel.


Levin, Ezra Gurion was born on February 10, 1934 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Bertha (Lebendiger) Levin.


AB, Columbia University, 1955;postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1955-1956;Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1959.


Worked at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel. Admitted to the bar, 1961, New York. Co-Author: "Professionalism and the Stockbroker: Some Observations on the SEC Special Study," The Business Lawyer, January, 1966.

"Insider Trading and Investment Bankers," and "Purchase Price Considerations When Selling a Business," in Library of Investment Banking, Dow Jones-Irwin, 1990. Author: "Corporate Political Expenditures: New Questions for Directors," Directorship, December, 1980. "Wise Men, Smart Men: The Business Judgment Rule in Derivative Suits," Directorship, July/August, 1981.

"Beware of Poison Pill After-effects: The Revlon Case," New York Law Journal, December 9, 1985. Russell Sage Foundation Resident Fellow in Law and the Social Sciences, 1965. Visiting Lecturer on Corporations, University of Wisconsin Law School, Summer, 1967.

Lecturer, Securities Regulation and Corporate Finance, University of Connecticut Law School, 1970-1973. Adjunct Associate Professor, 1974-1977, Professor, 1986—, Columbia University. Panelist, ALI-American Bar Association Seminar on Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, "The Acquisition of Troubled Companies," 1987—.

Member: American Bar Association (Member, Section on Corporations, Banking and Business Law, Committee on Developments in Investment Services, 1982—). Law and Society Association.


Member-at-large Jewish Cmty. Rels. Council, New York City, since 1983, vice president, since 1994. Vice chairman Coalition for Soviet Jewry, New York City, 1984-1993, co-chair, since 1994.

Counsel American Friends Sarah Herzog Memorial Hospital-Jerusalem, Inc., New York City, since 1975. Secretary, board directors Scholarship, Edition and Defense Fund for RacialEquality, New York City, 1961-1970. Founding chair Solomon Schechter High School of New York, 1992-1996, trustee since 1992.

Member American Bar Association, Law and Society Association, Columbia College Alumni Association (board directors, vice president).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.


Married Batya Ann Schaefer, June 19, 1960. Children: Zachary Abraham, Ayala Deborah Levin-Kruss.