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Lawyer

Sidney Reitman, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1937, New Jersey 1953, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Reitman, Sidney was born on March 12, 1915 in Brooklyn. Son of Samuel and Celia (Greenman) Reitman.

Education

Student, College William & Mary, 1934. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1937.

Career

Sole practice, Jersey City, 1937-1940. Trial attorney National Labor Relations Board, New York City and New Orleans, 1940-1947. Partner Kapelsohn, Lerner, Leuchter & Reitman, Newark, 1947-1982.

Senior partner Reitman, Parsonnet, Maisel & Duggan, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1937, New Jersey 1953, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975.

Membership

Chairman New Jersey Commission on Civil Rights, Newark and Trenton, 1960-1965. President Urban League of Essex County, Newark, 1960-1964. Counsel United Community Corporation Poverty Agency, Newark, 1965-1968.

Special master, United States District Court Newark and Essex County Jail, since 1983. Served with Signal Corps United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association (chairman labor law section 1979-1980), Essex County Bar Association.

Connections

Married Marian Weil, June 21, 1942. Children: Leslie Weil, Jonathan Weil, Marc Weil.

father:
Samuel Reitman

mother:
Celia (Greenman) Reitman

spouse:
Marian Weil

child:
Leslie Weil Reitman

child:
Jonathan Weil Reitman

child:
Marc Weil Reitman