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Philip Maurice Risik

Lawyer

Philip Maurice Risik, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Conspicuous Service Cross, State of New York, 1947, Meritorious Civilian Service medal Secretary Defense, 1974.

Background

Risik, Philip Maurice was born on January 8, 1914 in New York City. Son of Isidor Morton and Celia (Merken) Risik.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1932. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1936.

Career

Private practice, New York City, 1937—1941, 1946—1949. Counsel New York QM Procurement Agency, 1949—1951. Procurement specialist Office Secretary Defense, Washington, 1953—1962.

Administrative judge Armed Services Board Contract Appeals, 1962—1974. Of counsel Wachtel Ross & Matzkin, Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1974—1988. Private practice, 1988—1990.

Retired, 1990

Lecturer Southern Methodist University Law School, other law schools universities. Colonel United States Army, 1941-1946, 1951-1953, European Theatre of Operations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Vice president Montgomery County PTAs, Rockville, Maryland, 1969. Trustee school district Kemp Mill, 1967. Former member advisory board Federal Contract Reports., Bureau National Affairs.

Umpire emeritus United States Tennis Association. Former president and general counsel Bank Central Asia Judges Association. Member of American Bar Association (council public contract law section 1969), Masons (senior steward 1949), American Arbitration Association (national panel arbitrators).

Connections

Married Natalie Wynn, November 5, 1948. Children: David, Stephen, Elizabeth.

father:
Isidor Morton Risik

mother:
Celia (Merken) Risik

spouse:
Natalie Wynn

child:
David Risik

child:
Stephen Risik

child:
Elizabeth Risik