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Richard Eugene Rifken

Richard E. Rifken, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Employee Benefits, Employee Health Benefits, ERISA, Labor, Insurance.


Rifken, Richard Eugene was born on January 9, 1934 in Syracuse, New York, United States.


Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1958.


Associate Alderman Law Firm, Syracuse, 1958—1959. Partner Hill & Rifken, 1959—1962. President Manes, Rifken, Frankel & Greenman, Professional Corporation, since 1962.

Attorney North America Indian Club Syracuse and Vicinity, Inc., since 1968. Secretary, director Forestry Software Associates, Inc., Syracuse, since 1982.


General counsel Manlius History Society, since 1976, Painters Locals 31, 925, Steamfitters Local 117, Central New York Painters and Allied Trades Trust Funds. Member of Industrial Relations Research Association Central New York, Estate Planning Council Central New York, American Arbitration Association (arbitrator), Onondaga County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, University Club (Syracuse).


Married Blume J. Oberdorfer, July 6, 1958. 1 child Lawrence E.