Bachelor of Business Administration, Hofstra University, 1947. Juris Doctor, New York University Law School, 1954. Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University Law School, 1956.
Worked at Fennemore Craig, A Professional Corporation (Phoenix, Arizona. Also New York, N.Y.) specializing in Tax-Exempt Organizations, Estate Planning. Admitted to the bar, 1955, New York (Not admitted Arizona). Author: "Tax Techniques for Foundations and Other Exempt Organizations," (seven volumes), Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., 1964. "Penalty Taxes on Accumulated Earnings and Holding Companies," and "The Accumulated Earnings Tax," Practicing Law Institute Monographs, 1963-1968. Contributor: Tax Law Review, 1956. Duke Law Journal, 1967. Connecticut Law Review, 1978. Taxes, 1967, 1977; College and University Journal, 1966. Foundation News, 1970. Journal of Taxation, 1977. Government Intervention in Religious Affairs, The Pilgrim Press, 1982.
Proceedings of 17th Annual Tulane Tax Institute, 1968, Proceedings of 2nd and 5th Annual University of Miami Law Center Institutes on Estate Planning, 1968, 1971. Proceedings of 14th, 16th, 17th, 19th, 21st, 43rd, and 44th Annual New York University Institutes on Federal Taxation. 1956, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1985, 1986, Proceedings of 3rd, 6th, 8th, 9th, 11th, and 14th Biennial New York University Conferences on Charitable Foundations, 1957, 1963, 1967, 1973, 1985.
Proceedings of 45th Annual University of Southern California Law Center Institute on Federal Taxation, 1993. Proceedings of 8th Annual University of California, Los Angeles-Continuing Education of the Bar Estate Planning Institute. Proceedings of 6th Annual Conference on Federal Tax Problems on Non-Profit Organizations, 1970.
Proceedings of 1st Annual Notre Dame Institute on Charitable Giving, Foundations and Trusts, 1976. American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal, Volume 4, No. 4, Winter 1969; "J.K. Lasser's (Income and Estate) Tax Techniques". RIA's "Tax-Exempt Organizations." Tax Columnist, National Law Journal, 1978-1980. Advisory Board Member and Contributing Editor: Tax Management, 1959-1969. Advisory Committee Member: New York University Institute on Federal Taxation, 1981-1990, and University of Miami Law Center Institute on Estate Planning, 1975-1984. Special Professor of Law, Hofstra University School of Law, 1975-1980. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law, 1976-1980. Member: American Bar Association. Also of Counsel to Roberts and Holland, New York, N.Y.
Co-chairman Port Washington-Manhasset (New York ) unit New Democratic Coalition, 1968-1969. Tax adviser national finance committee McGovern for President, 1971-1972, member New York finance committee, 1971-1972. Board directors, executive committee Equal Employment Council Incorporated, New York York City, 1968-1971. Board directors, secretary New Priorities Education Fund, 1969-1970. Board directors, executive committee, secretary, co-chairman, president Fund for New Priorities in American, 1969-2004. Board directors, treasurer Cow Bay Manpower Development Corporation, Port Washington, 1969-1971.
Board directors, chairman executive committee, president Long Island Public Affairs Council, 1973-1978. Board directors, president Mental Health Association Nassau County, New York, 1980-1985, Herman and Amelia Ehrmann Foundation, 1977-1995. President Weithorn and Ehrmann Families Foundation, since 1995, American Society Technion, 1992-2000, Social Venture Partners Arizona, since 2003.
Board directors Jewish Family and Children's Services, San Francisco. Member legacy committee United Cerebral Palsy, New York City, 1975-1990. Board directors Community Action for Legal Services, 1976-1978, Frederick and Amelia Schimper Foundation, 1977-1994, Florence Weithorn Warner Foundation, New York City, 1967-1972, New York Federation Reform Synagogues, 1973-1978, National Coalition for Children's Justice, 1980-1990, American Institute for Philanthropic Studies, Los Angeles and New York City, 1981-1992, National Health Council, 1984-1992, Laurent and Alberta Gerschel Foundation, 1986-1996, Interns for Peace, American-Israeli Civil Liberties Coalition, 1987-1995, Institute American Values, 1987-1991, Fund for Human Dignity, 1989-1990, Foundation Fund, 1986-1992, Long Island Community Foundation, 1989-1993, Cancer Prevention Research Institute, 1989-1996, Green Seal, 1989-1992, New Israel Fund, 1996-2002, Albert L. Schultz Jewish Community Center, 1996-2000, National Center Law & Social Justice, since 1996, American Jewish World Service, since 2001, International Education and Research Network, since 2002, Heller Family Foundation, since 1994, Rouhana Family Foundation, since 1990, Scottsdale Cultural Council, since 2000, Arizona State University Foundation, 1996-2004, American Committee for Weizmann Institute of Science, since 2000, Piper Fund Proteus Found, since 2000.
Member Emergency Task Force on Juvenile Delinquency Prevention, 1976-1979. Member advisory panel New York Chapter American Jewish Committee, 1978-1980. Member committee on deferred giving Federation Jewish Philanthropies New York, 1978-1986. Member legal and tax panel United Jewish Appeal/Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York, 1986-1991. National chair Planned Giving. Program, American Associates Ben-Gurion University Negev, 1992-2000, member executive committee Northwest region. Member committee tax policy National Assembly Volunteer Health, Social Welfare Organizations Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1973. Member committee bequests and legacies National Jewish Hospital, Denver, 1965-1978. Member estate planning committee American Red Cross of Greater New York, 1970-1998. Member leadership council United Jewish Appeal, New York City, 1966-1970.
Member advisory committee, project on the church, state and taxation National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1980-1985. Member legacy advisory council American Jewish Congress, New York City, 1968-1972. Member International Council on Environmental Law, 1982-1992.
Member President's advisory committee American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, 1983-2000. Chairman Uptown Tax Discussion Group, 1957-1969, Exempt Organizations Discussion Group, 1973-1979, Fresh Meadows Civic Association, 1961-1963. Member legal activities policy board Tax Analysts, since 1974. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American College Tax Counsel, American College Trust, and Estate Counsel. Member American Bar Association (chairman subcommittee exempt organizations 1965-1969, subcommittee charitable contributions 1971-1975), New York State Bar Association (executive committee 1967-1969), Association of Bar of City of New York, International Academy Estate and Trust Law (executive council 1974-1978, 90-96), University Club, Knickerbocker Yacht Club (board directors 1986-1988).
Married Corinne J. Breslow, December 26, 1949 (deceased 1987). Children: Lois Ann, Michael J. Married Muriel Casper, September 9, 1990. 1 stepchild, Corey Casper.