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Lawyer

Isaiah S. Dorfman, American Lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1931. Member Chicago Bar Association (chairman committee unauthorized practice law 1966-1967), Illinois Bar Association, American Bar Association., B'nai B'rith.

Background

Dorfman, Isaiah S. was born on March 17, 1907 in Kiev, Russia. Came to the United States, 1913, naturalized, 1931. Son of Samuel and Ella (Kite) Dorfman.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1927. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1931.

Career

Worked at Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin and Tominberg, Ltd. (Chicago, Illinois) specializing in Labor and Employment Relations Law, Employee Benefits Law and Related Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1931, Illinois.

1936, United States. Supreme Court. 1937, United States. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. 1939, United States. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Lecturer on Labor Law, National University Law School, 1942-1943. Regional Attorney, Region 13, 1937-1942 and Chief, Special Litigation Unit, Washington, D.C., 1942-1943, National Labor Relations Board. Member: Chicago (Member, Committees on: Unauthorized Practice of Law, 1961-1964.

Labor and Employment Law, 1979-1980. Administrative Law, 1979-1980, Chairman, 1966-1967), Illinois State and American Bar Associations. Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin and Tominberg, Ltd. was established in 1945.

Since its inception, the Firm has exclusively practiced labor and employment relations law. The Firm currently provides a full range of services in labor and employment relations, in employee benefits, and in litigation in all of these areas to more than 400 Companies/Employers in almost every state in the United States. and in Canada. The Firm also serves as business advisor to many of its clients.

The Firm's clients employ from several employees to 20,000 employees, are both union-organized and unorganized, and represent an expansive cross-section of private and public employers. For example, the Firm represents such diverse clients as manufacturing companies, banks, insurance companies, hospitals and health care facilities, educational institutions, computer and data processing services firms, communications companies, hotels, construction firms, distribution firms, mines and real estate investment companies. The Firm's client list includes: cities, a major university, a major league baseball team, an NBA basketball team, a public television station, a classical music radio station, a major television production studio, the nations's largest manufacturer of window shades, one of the nation's largest coal companies, a billion dollar food distribution business, and major suppliers to the automobile industry.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1931.

Membership

Member: Chicago (Member, Committees on: Unauthorized Practice of Law, 1961-1964. Labor and Employment Law, 1979-1980. Administrative Law, 1979-1980, Chairman, 1966-1967), Illinois State and American Bar Associations.

Connections

Married Lillian Schley, October 6, 1934. Children: Paul, Tom (deceased), John.

father:
Samuel Dorfman

mother:
Ella (Kite) Dorfman

spouse:
Lillian Schley

child:
John Dorfman

child:
Tom Dorfman (deceased)

child:
Paul Dorfman