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Robert Kauffman Greenfield Edit Profile

Lawyer

Robert K. Greenfield, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Litigation.

Background

Greenfield, Robert Kauffman was born on March 30, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William I. and Bertha (Kauffman) Greenfield.

Education

AB, Swarthmore College, 1936. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1939. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Pennsylvania College Podiatric Medicine, 1990.

Career

Private practice, Philadelphia, 1939-1987. With firm Goodis, Greenfield, Henry & Edelstein (and predecessors), 1939-1977. Of counsel Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, 1977-1987.

Retired

Chairman board Philadelphia Theatre Company, 1983-1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1939.

Membership

Board directors Convention and Tourist Bureau, Philadelphia, 1942-1984. Commissioner, vice president Philadelphia Fellowship Commission, 1965-1974. President Jewish Comty.

Relations Council, 1962-1965. Chairman board Moss Rehabilitation Hospital, 1974-1977. President Alexis Rosenberg Foundation, 1983-1991.

Finance chairman Institute Contemporary Art, 1974-1983. Executive committee Council Performing Arts, 1964-1970. Vice president National Comty.

Relations Advisory Council, 1965-1968. President Philadelphia chapter American Jewish Committee, 1966-1968. Trustee Pennsylvania College Podiatric Medicine, 1967-1991, chairman, 1989-1990, Greenfield Foundation, 1991-1908.

President 1991-1905; director Asolo Theatre Company, 1997-1902, vice president 1999-1901. Trustee Asolo Endowment Fund, 2003-2006, Hermitage Artist Retreat, since 2004. Member Landings Racquet Club (president 1994-1996), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Louise Rose Stern, June 20, 1937. Children: Linda Greenfield Baldwin, Mary Greenfield Davenport, William Stern, James Robert.

father:
William I. Greenfield

mother:
Bertha (Kauffman) Greenfield

spouse:
Louise Rose Stern

child:
Linda Greenfield Baldwin Greenfield

child:
Mary Greenfield Davenport Greenfield

child:
William Stern Greenfield

child:
James Robert Greenfield