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Milton Handler, American lawyer. Member of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, LLP.


Handler, Milton was born on October 8, 1903 in New York City. Son of George and Ray (Friedman) Handler.


Columbia University (Bachelor of Arts, 1924). Columbia Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1926). Columbia University (Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, 1990), Awarded Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) by Hebrew University, 1965.


On staff, Columbia University, 1927-1972; now professor of law emeritus, Columbia University private practice law specializing in antitrust, trademark law senior partner firm, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler president, New York Majestic Corporation, 1937-1948. General counsel National Labor Board, 1933-1934. Special assistant to general counsel Treasury Department, 1938-1940.

Assistant general counsel Lend Lease Administration, 1942-1943. Special counsel Foreign Economics Administration, 1943-1944. Associate public member National.War Labor Board, 1944.

Adviser American Law Institute Restatement of Torts and Restatement of Torts second. Arbitrator numerous important labor and commercial disputes. Mitchell lecturer Buffalo Law School, 1956-1957.

Lecturer U.Leyden, The Netherlands, 1963. Member attorney general's national commission to study antitrust laws, 1953-1955.


  • Bar: New York 1927.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: books, articles including Antitrust in Perspective, 1957. Cases and Materials on Trade Regulation, 4th edition, 1967. Cases and Materials on Business Torts, 1972.

      (with others) Twenty-Five Years of Antitrust, 1973, 2 vols. Cases and Materials on Trade Regulation, 2 vols., 1975.

      (with others) Antitrust In Transition, 3 vols., 1991. Editor: Columbia Law Rev, 1924-1926.


Honorary chairman board directors American Friends of Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Deputy chairman, board governors Hebrew University. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation, Federal Bar Council.

Member American Bar Association (council antitrust secretary 1961-1964), Federal Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (chairman special committee to study state antitrust laws 1956-1966), Association of Bar of City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association (director 1953-1956) Clubs: Men's Faculty (Columbia).


Son of George and Ray (Friedman) H. M. Marion W. Kahn, December 21, 1932 (deceased). 1 daughter, Carole Enid.

M. Miriam Adler, February 3, 1955.

George Handler

Ray (Friedman) Handler

Marion W. Kahn

Miriam Adler