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Nancy Diane Israel, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1979, New York 1986.


Israel, Nancy Diane was born on April 20, 1955 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of David Joseph and Charlotte Millicent (Epstein) Israel.


AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1979.


Member Hale & Dorr, Boston, 1980—1983. Attorney Harvard University, Cambridge, 1983—1985. Assistant general counsel international Ernst & Young, New York City, Boston, 1985—1995.

Counsel, chairman International Law Practice Group Hill & Barlow, since 1995. Board directors, assistant clerk Center House, Inc., 1980—1986. Board directors International Institute Boston, since 1997.

Editorial board member Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 1988—1990. Judge Northeast and Middle-Atlantic Regionals Jessup Moot Court Competition and Semifinals. Member advisory committee Tokyo Sister Cities, New York City, 1991—1994.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1979, New York 1986.


Active Dukakis Gubernatorial Campaign, Massachusetts, 1974. Member national finance committee Dukakis Presidential Campaign, 1987—1988. Board directors nominating committee Massachusetts Council Public Justice, Boston, 1971—1976.

Member ad hoc committee Coalition Better Judges, 1971—1972. Fellow: American Corporation Counsel Association (chairman nonprofit counsel committee 1983-1985, chairman young lawyers committee 1988), American Bar Foundation (Massachusetts state chair since 1996), Massachusetts Bar Foundation (nominating committee member 1988, 1993). Member: American Bar Association (executive council young lawyers division 1984-1986, Massachusetts delegate to American Bar Association House of Delegates 1987-1992, section council international law section 1987-1992, Massachusetts state membership chair since 1991, assembly delegate 1993-1995, section council international law section 1995-1997, president's advisory committee on international law since 1995, delegate at large since 1996), Radcliffe College Alumnae Association (board management since 1993), Harvard Alumni Association, Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (member implementation committee 1985-1989, elected director 1993-1996, president since 1997), International Bar Association, Women's Bar Association, Boston Bar Association (board directors volunteer lawyers project 1985-1990, international law steering committee since 1994), Massachusetts Bar Association (delegate board delegations 1984-1987, executive committee 1985-1986, chairman young lawyers division 1986-1987, chairman business law section 1987-1988, executive committee since 1995, Silver Gavel award 1986, Massachusetts Outstanding Young Lawyers of Year award 1990), Harvard Club (New York board managers).


David Joseph Israel

Charlotte Millicent (Epstein) Israel