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Howard Sivin Sussman

Howard Sivin Sussman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1964, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1967, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1967, United States Tax Court 1969, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1982.


Sussman, Howard Sivin was born on February 14, 1938 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Dora (Sivin) Sussman.


Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1958). Columbia University (Bachelor of Laws, 1962). Spoken languages: Swedish.


Worked at Sussman Sollis Ebin Tweedy & Wood, LLP (New York, NY) specializing in Business Litigation and Counseling, International Business, White Collar Criminal Defense. Admitted to the bar, 1964, New York. 1967, United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and United States.

District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. 1969, United States. Tax Court. 1970, United States. Supreme Court and United States.

District Court, Northern District of New York. 1979, Texas (inactive). 1982, United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and United States.

District Court, Southern District of Texas. Editor, Columbia Law Review, 1960-1962. Associate Professor of Law, University of Houston, 1977-1982.

Assistant United States. Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1971-1977. Travelling Fellow, Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University, in residence at the University of Stockholm, Sweden, 1962-1963.

Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member: Committee on Administrative Law, 1973-1976. Committee on Federal Legislation, 1984-1987. Committee on Criminal Law, 1987-1990.

Committee on Lecturers and Continuing Education, 1990-1993. Committee on Foreign and Comparative Law, 1993-1996). New York State and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Texas (inactive). Federal Bar Council.


Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (committee administrative law 1974-1976, professional conference 1979, committee federal legislation 1984-1987, committee criminal law 1987-1990, committee lecturer and continuing education 1990-1993, committee foreign and comparative law 1993-1996, arbitration committee 2002-2003), Federal Bar Council, Swedish American Chamber of Commerce (director New York chapter 1996—2007). Clubs: Princeton New York.