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Gilbert Seymour Edelson

Gilbert Seymour Edelson, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1955, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1959, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1959, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1960, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1995.


Edelson, Gilbert Seymour was born on September 15, 1928 in New York City. Son of Saul and Sarah (Sunshine) Edelson.


New York University (Bachelor of Science, 1949). Columbia University (Bachelor of Laws, 1955).


Worked at Rosenman & Colin LLP (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1955, New York. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Editor, Columbia Law Review, 1954-1955. Director, Columbia Law School Alumni Association, 1981-1985. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member: Committee on Art Law, 1964-1967.

1972-1975; 1985-1988, 1991-1994, 1996—. Committee on Trade Regulation, 1967-1970). New York State and American Bar Associations.

Rosenman & Colin LLP is a leading full-service law firm. Its practice areas include: communications, corporate, creditors' rights, entertainment, environmental matters, financial services, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international transactions, labor and employment, litigation, matrimonial and family, pensions and ERISA, real estate, securities and commodities, tax, trusts and estates, white collar crime, and zoning.


Board directors College Art Association American, New York City, 1969-1988, High Five Tickets for the Arts, New York City, 1999-2001. Secretary, trustee American Federation Arts, New York City, 1984-1994. Trustee International Foundation for Art Research, 1986-1999, New York Studio School, 1989—2009, Archives American Art, New York City, 1989—2010.

With United States Army, 1950-1952, JLC. Member American Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Association Bar of New York City (chairman committee on art law 1992-1995), Columbia University Law School Alumni Association (board directors 1981-1984), Century Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: collecting art.


Married Jane Barbara Levin, September 6, 1953. Children: Martha Jane, Paula Topal, Dorothy Rachel.