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Howard Dennis Scher, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1971, New York, 2008, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1971, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

Background

Scher, Howard Dennis was born on April 23, 1945 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Scher and Rita (Eitches) Zar.

Education

Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1971.

Career

Assistant city solicitor City of Philadelphia, 1971-1973. Associate Goodis, Greenfield, Henry & Edelstein, Philadelphia, 1973-1977, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1977-1980, partner, 1980-2001. Shareholder Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Professional Corporation, since 2001.

Director Buchanan Ingersoll Professional Corporation, since 2006. Managing shareholder, New York City.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1971, New York, 2008, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1971, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

Membership

Trustee Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia, 1994-2002. Director Akiba Hebrew Academy, Merion, Pennsylvania, 1996-1998. Member president's council Brandeis University.

Chair Jewish Employment and Vocational Services, 1998-1902. Chairman Committee of Seventy, 2002. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Academy Trial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (director), Philadelphia Bar Association (chairman federal courts committee 2001-2002), Brandeis University Alumni Association (vice president 1983-1987).

Connections

Married Linda J. Scher. Children: Seth Micah, Eli David, Nicholas Earl, Sara Catherine.

father:
George Scher Zar

mother:
Rita (Eitches) Zar

spouse:
Linda J. Scher

children:
Seth Micah Scher

Eli David Scher

Nicholas Earl Scher

Sara Catherine Scher