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Lauren David Rachlin, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1952, United States District Court (northern and western districts) New York 1952, United States Tax Court 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1958, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1967, United States Court International Trade 1978.


Rachlin, Lauren David was born on February 6, 1929 in Buffalo. Son of Harry A. and Thelma (Goldberg) Rachlin.


University of Buffalo (Bachelor of Science, with distinction, 1948). Harvard University (Juris Doctor, 1951).


Worked at Kavinoky & Cook, LLP. Admitted to the bar, 1952, New York (Not admitted ON). Appointment to NAFTA Chapter 19 Dispute Settlement Panel Roster by United States.

Trade Representative, 1994. Author: "Establishment of New Business Enterprises in The United States," Investment/USA, BNA International Inc., London, August, 1986. Co-Author: "Why Corporate Clients are Moving Offshore to the Caribbean Basin," New York State Bar Journal, 1983.

Member: United States. Delegation to United Nations Human Rights Commission, 1970. Industry Functional Advisory Committee on Customs for Trade Policy Matter USTR and US Commerce Department, 1987—.

Executive Committee, United States. National Commission for UNESCO, 1972-1976. International Advisory Committee of The World Arbitration Institute, 1985—.

President, WNY International Trade Council, 1993-1994. Member: Erie County (Director, 1986-1989), New York State (Chair: International Law and Practice Section, 1987-1989. International Division, 1990—) and American (Member, Canada-US Law, Foreign Investment in United States.

Real Estate and International Business Law Committees, 1985—) Bar Associations. International Bar Association. American Society of International Law.

International Law Association (American Branch). Customs and International Trade Bar Association.


United States delegate to United Nations Human Rights Commission, 1970. Consultant to temporary commission New York State Constitutional Convention. Member Erie County Charter Review Commission.

Member-at-large United States National Commission for United Nations Educational, 1972-1976, chairman human rights task force. Member Industry Trade Advisory Committee Customs And Trade Policy Matters United States Department Commerce, Office United States Trade Republican, since 1987. Member American Bar Association (foreign investment in the United States real estate committee, international business law committee, subcommittee on trade import), New York State Bar Association (founding chairman international section 1987-1989, chairman international division 1989-1994, chair legal education and admission to bar committee 1999-2002, executive committee ADR section since 2008, award for distinction in international law and affairs International Law and Practice section 2005), World Arbitration Institute (advisory board, board directors), American Association Exporters & Importers (trade policy committee), Interpacific Bar Association, Interam.

Bar Association, Customs and International Trade Bar Association, Erie County Bar Assn, Industry Trade Advisory Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation, United States Department Commerce, Ontario Bar Association (member executive committee business law section since 2007).


Married Jean K. Rachlin, June 27, 1954. Children: Laura Gail, Ellen Joan, James N.