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Seymour Jay Schafer, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Pennsylvania 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969. With United States Air Force, 1958-1964. Member Society of Hospital Attorneys of Western Pennsylvania (founder, past president), American Academy of Hospital Attorneys of America Hospital Association.

Background

Schafer, Seymour Jay was born on December 28, 1933 in Pittsburgh. Son of Nathan and Lillian Shirley (Rivkees) Schafer.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Pittsburgh, 1955. Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Pittsburgh, 1958. Master of Laws, University Michigan, 1960.

Career

Worked at Markel, Schafer & Goldman P.C. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) specializing in General Civil Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Real Estate, Probate, Corporation, Tax and Health and Hospital Law. Admitted to the bar, 1958, District of Columbia.

1963, Pennsylvania; 1969, United States. Supreme Court.

Case Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 1957-1958. Assistant Professor of Law: Western Reserve University, 1960-1961.

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1961-1963. Assistant Research Professor of Health Law, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Health Law Center, 1961-1963. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh, 1964-1967.

Member: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations. American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys. National Health Lawyers Association.

The firm was founded in 1927 and has been in the general practice of law in Western Pennsylvania since that time. The principle areas of practice include corporations, real property and decedents estates, commercial and securities litigation, local agency and state administrative law matters, with emphasis on hospital and health law.

Membership

With United States Air Force, 1958-1964. Member Society of Hospital Attorneys of Western Pennsylvania (founder, past president), American Academy of Hospital Attorneys of America Hospital Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Loreen Rae Zavos, July 3, 1960. Children: Todd David, Tracy Ellen, Douglas Eben.