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Stephen Allen Hochman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1963.


Hochman, Stephen Allen was born on June 25, 1935 in New York City. Son of Henry and Ida Hochman.


Bachelor, Cornell University, 1957. Juris Doctor with distinction, Cornell University, 1959.


Worked at Friedman, Wittenstein & Hochman, A Professional Corporation (New York, NY) specializing in Corporate, Securities, Commercial, Mediation, Arbitration, Insurance, Real Estate. Admitted to the bar, 1960, New York. 1961, United States. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and United States.

District Court, Southern District of New York. 1963, United States. Supreme Court. 1993, United States. District Court, Eastern District of New York.

Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi. Phi Delta Phi. Member, Board of Editors, 1957-1959 and Associate Editor, 1958-1959, Cornell Law Review. Co-Author: "Defensive Tactics to Discourage Take-overs," Prentice-Hall, 1975.

"Deflecting Takeovers: Charter and By-law Techniques," The Business Lawyer, January, 1979. Author: "The Marathon Lock-Up Option— Whose Business Judgement?" Directorship, February, 1982. "Marathon Revisited," 16 Review of Securities Regulation 923, 1983.

"Takeovers: Boon to Economy," The National Law Journal, August 19, 1985. Adjunct Lecturer: Mergers and Acquisitions, 1990—, Arbitration and ADR, 1993—, Fordham Law School Continuing Legal Education. Securities Regulation, Columbia Law School, 1985-1989.

New York Real Estate Institute, 1975-1979. Chair, ALI-American Bar Association Annual Program on Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, 1984—. Chair, ALI-American Bar Association Annual Program on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1993—.

Member: American Law Institute. ALI-American Bar Association Advisory Committee on Business Organizations. American Arbitration Association, Member of: Securities Arbitration Rules Task Force, 1992-1994.

Commercial Arbitration Practice Committee, 1991-1995. N.A.S.D., Member, Board of Arbitrators and Panel of Mediators. Lawyers Mediation Service, Panel of Mediators.

Mediator, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Mandatory Mediation Program. Mediator, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, Court-Annexed Mediation Program. Mediator, United States.

Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York. Mediator and Member of ADR Advisory Group, New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division, New York County. Arbitrator, New York City Contract Dispute Resolution Board.

Trustee and Secretary, Jewish Communal Fund, 1982-1992. Trustee and Secretary, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1982—. Trustee, State Communities Aid Association, 1976—.

Member, Committee on Medicaid Reimbursement, New York State Public Health Council, 1976-1986. Trustee, American Jewish Committee, Westchester Chapter, 1983-1989. Vice-President, Board of Education, Union Free School District No.

3, Town of Mount Pleasant, New York, 1977-1982. Member, New York State Advisory Council on Substance Abuse, 1977-1983. Chairman, Hawthorne Cedar Knolls School, 1978-1982.

Trustee, Jewish Board of Children and Family Services, 1978-1988. Member, Board of Directors, United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York, 1980-1986. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committees on: Arbitration and ADR, 1992-1994.

Arbitration Committee, 1994—. Medical Malpractice, 1987—. State Legislation, 1965-1968.

Corporation Law, 1969-1973). American Bar Association (Member: Business Law Section. Committees on: Negotiated Acquisitions, 1990—.

Dispute Resolution, 1991—. Dispute Resolution Section, 1993—. Chair, Arbitration Committee, 1995—.

Co-Chair, Large, Complex Case Arbitration Subcommittee, 1994-1995. Litigation Section: Arbitration Committee, 1993—.


Trustee, secretary Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, since 1982, Jewish Communal Fund New York, New York City, since 1982. Member New York State Advisory Commission on Substance Abuse, 1977-1983. Trustee State Communities Aid Association, New York State, since 1976.

1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1959-1960. Member American Bar Association (former chair arbitration committee section dispute resolution, co-chair large/complex case sub-committee), Association of Bar of City of New York, American Arbitration Association, American Law Institute, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Judith Cole, June 16, 1957. Children: Glen, Susan, Lisa.