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Max Gitter

Max Gitter, Uzbek, American lawyer. Bar: New York, District of Columbia, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, District of Columbia, 4th and 9th circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court.


Gitter, Max was born on November 17, 1943 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Wolf and Paula (Nissenbaum) Gitter.


Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). Yale University (Bachelor of Laws, 1968).


McCall v. State of New York, 640 N.Y.S. 2d 347 (App. Div. 1996); Kramer v. Time Warner, 937 F.2d 767 (2d Cir. 1991); Zissu v. Bear Stearns 805 F.2d 75 (2d Cir. 1986); Salorio v. Glaser, 93 N.J. 447, 461 A.2d 1100, cert. denied, 464 United States. 993 (1983); United States. v. GAF, 928 F.2d 1253 (2d Cir. 1991); Friedman v. Hartmann 787 F.Supp. 411 (S.D.N.Y. 1992); Cooper Development Company v. Friedman, 1994 WL 62846 (SDNY). Worked at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (New York, NY) specializing in Civil and Criminal Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1969, New York. 1982, District of Columbia.

Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School, 1986-1988. Special Counsel to the Mayor to Investigate the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York, 1985. Instructor, University of Chicago Law School (1968-1969).

Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics, 1983-1986 and Vice-Chair, 1985-1986. Member, Committee on Federal Courts, 1986-1989). New York State Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee, Section on Commercial and Federal Litigation).

The District of Columbia Bar. Federal Bar Council.


Special counsel Mayor of New York City to Investigate Office of Chief Medical Examiner, 1985. Member Federal Bar Council, Association Bar City of New York (vice chairman committee on professional and judicial ethics 1985-1986), American Law Institute (speaker, panelist 1985-1989), Practicing Law Institute (speaker, panelist 1983-1992), New York State Bar Association (executive committee section on commercial and federal litigation 1994-1999), International Arbitration Institute.


Married Elisabeth Karla Gesmer, June 22, 1969. Children: Emily F., Michael A.