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Law educator , Lawyer

George Alan Bermann, American Law educator, lawyer. Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (Southern District) New York 1980, United States District Ct (eastern district) New York 1980; Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1992. Marshall scholar Sussex, England, 1967-1968; Jervey fellow Parker School Foreign and Comparative Law, New York City, 1973-1975.

Background

Bermann, George Alan was born on December 2, 1945 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Sigmund Dressler and Mae (Gordon) Bermann.

Education

Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1967). Yale Law School (Juris Doctor, 1971). Columbia University School of Law (Master of Laws, 1975).

Career

Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York City, 1970-1973;assistant professor of law, Columbia University, New York City, 1975-1979;associate professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1979-1981;professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1981-1993;Charles Keller Beekman professor of law, Columbia University, New York City, since 1993;executive director, Columbia Summer Program, Netherlands, 1979-1982;international commercial arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, New York City, 1983-1988;international commercial arbitrator, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris. Visiting professor law U. Paris and University Rouen, France, 1981-1982, Tulane University Law School, 1988-1989. Lecturer International Faculty for Teaching Comparative Law, Strasbourg, France, 1975.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (Southern District) New York 1980, United States District Ct (eastern district) New York 1980. Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Board directors Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, since 1989. Contributor chapter to book, articles to professional journals. Editor: American Journal Comparative Law, since 1976.

      Editor-in-chief Columbia Journal European Law.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Foreign Law Association (board directors 1983-1988, vice president since 1988), Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen Vereingung, German American Law Association (board directors 1979-1984), Societe de Legislation Comparee Paris, Academy internationale du droit comparé, International Law Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Sandra Lekas, December 28, 1969. Children: Sloan, Suzanne, Grant.

father:
Sigmund Dressler Bermann

mother:
Mae (Gordon) Bermann

spouse:
Sandra Lekas

children:
Sloan Bermann

Suzanne Bermann

Grant Bermann