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Loretta Toby Menkes

Loretta Toby Menkes, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1983, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1984.


Menkes, Loretta Toby was born on July 5, 1943 in Cleveland. Daughter of Raymond and Marjorie (Lipman) Ross.


Cleveland State University (Bachelor of Arts). Cleveland Marshall College of Law (Juris Doctor).


Worked at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker (New York, NY) specializing in General Insurance and Reinsurance Practice and Litigation. Commercial, Corporate and Securities Law. Domestic and International Property and Casualty Insurance and Reinsurance.

Products and Professional Liability, Toxic Tort Defense, Environmental Impairment Liability, Medical and Hospital Malpractice, Municipal and Public Officials Liability, Trusts and Estates. Aviation, Marine and Inland Marine. Securities and Fiduciary Liability and General Subrogation.

Admitted to the bar, 1983. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker is a full service international law firm, ranking among the largest law firms in the United States with offices in twelve major cities in the United States. We have provided our clients with a full range of expert and innovative legal services for more than a quarter of a century.

Our dramatic growth during this period has been a response to the emerging needs of existing clients and addition of new ones. Initially, ours was an insurance-related practice and we maintain a preeminent position with regard to all aspects of insurance law and the insurance/reinsurance industry serving insureds, brokers, insurers and reinsurers. As our clients have matured and broadened in scope, so have our services and expertise and we have expanded into the general corporate law, including creditors' rights and bankruptcy, trusts and estates and real estate transactions and regulatory work.


Married Peter J. Menkes, November 30, 1975. Children: Jacquelyn, Natalie, Stacy.