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Lawrence Benjamin Buttenwieser, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956.


Buttenwieser, Lawrence Benjamin was born on January 11, 1932 in New York City. Son of Benjamin Joseph and Helen (Lehman) Buttenwieser.


Bachelor, University Chicago, 1951. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1955. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1956.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Yeshiva University, 1974.


Associate Rosenman & Colin, New York City, 1956-1966, partner, 1966—2002. Of counsel Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, since 2002.


  • Bar: New York 1956.


Past president, past trustee Associated YM-YWHAs Greater New York. Past vice president, past director Citizens Housing and Planning Council New York. Past treasurer, past director City Center Music and Drama, Inc.

Past director Council Social Work Education. Past trustee Dalton School. Past honorary chairman board directors, past trustee, past president Federation Jewish Philanthropies New York.

Past chairman board, trustee Montefiore Medical Center. Past trustee United Neighborhood Houses New York. Past trustee past chairman New York Academy of Sciences United Jewish Appeal Federal Joint Campaign.

Past chairman, trustee Citizens Budget Commission. Director Playwrights Horizons Inc. Past chairman, past trustee American Jewish World Service.

Trustee emeritus University Chicago. Member of Association Bar City of New York.


Married Ann Harriet Lubin, July 13, 1956. Children: William Lawrence, Carol Helen Sharp, Jill Ann Schloss, Peter Lubin.

Benjamin Joseph Buttenwieser

Helen (Lehman) Buttenwieser

Ann Harriet Lubin

William Lawrence Buttenwieser

Carol Helen Sharp Buttenwieser

Jill Ann Schloss Buttenwieser

Peter Lubin Buttenwieser