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Leroy Eli Rodman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1937. Recipient Certs. Service, Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1962, Eagle Scout, Ten Mile River Camps Hallop Fame award, 2005.


Rodman, Leroy Eli was born on February 22, 1914 in New York City. Son of Morris and Sadie (Specter) Rodman.


College of the City of New York (Bachelor of Arts, 1933). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1936).


Worked at Morrison Cohen Singer & Weinstein, LLP (New York, NY) specializing in General Trial and Appellate Practice. Corporate, Financial, Securities, Insurance, Real Estate, Labor, Tax, Trusts and Estates and Matrimonial Law. Admitted to the bar, 1937, New York.

James Kent Scholar. Phi Beta Kappa. Member, Board of Editors, Columbia University Law Review, 1934-1936. Law Clerk to United States.

District Judge, Eastern District of New York, 1936-1937. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York. American Bar Association (Member, Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law).

New York County Lawyers Association. Judge Advocates Association. Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Military: Captain, J.A.G.D., World War II. Morrison Cohen Singer & Weinstein, LLP is a full-service law firm providing a broad spectrum of legal services. Its areas of practice include contract, securities, commercial, aviation, first amendment and defamation, partnership, insurance, real estate, copyright and trademark litigation (both trial level and appellate and before arbitration tribunals).

Corporate and commercial transactions (both domestic and international) including securities, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, joint venture and technology transfer, computer and licensing transactions. Administrative practice before regulatory agencies. Insurance matters; family law matters including divorce, custody and adoption.

Labor and employment. Entertainment; taxation. Real estate; trusts and estates.


  • Bar: New York 1937.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial board: Columbia Law Review, 1934-1936. Contributor articles to legal journals.


Vice president Central Synagogue, president brotherhood, 1958—1960, honorary trustee. Board directors Manhattan council Boy Scouts American, vice president, 1961—1968, president, 1972—1975, executive board Greater New York council. Fellow: American College Trust Estate Counsel.

Member: American Bar Association, Judge Advisory Association, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Metropolis Country Club (White Plains, New York ) (secretary 1976-1977, 1980-1982, vice president 1977-1978, board governors 1976-1982), University Club (New York City), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Toby Chertcoff, March 14, 1943. Children: John Stephen, Lawrence Bernard.

Morris Rodman

Sadie (Specter) Rodman

Toby Chertcoff

John Stephen Rodman

Lawrence Bernard Rodman