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Theodore R. Mann, Lawyer. Chairman, president National Jewish Community Rels. Advisory Council, 1976-1980; Conference President Major American Jewish Orgns., 1978-1980; National Conference Soviet Jewry, 1981-1983; American Jewish Congress, 1984-1988; Mazon-A Jewish Response to Hunger, 1985-1990; Project Nishma, 1988-1997; Executive Committee chair Israel Policy Forum, since 1997. Fellow Temple University Alumni.


Mann, Theodore R. was born on January 31, 1928 in Kosica, Czechoslovakia. Son of Aaron and Bertha (Schreiber) Mann. came to the United States, 1929, naturalized, 1930.


Pennsylvania State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1949). Temple University (Bachelor of Laws, 1952).


Braunfeld v. Brown, 366 United States. 599 (1961); Romer v. Baldwin, et al., 317 F.2d 919 (3rd Cir. 1963); United States. Steel Corporation v. Board of Assessment and Revision of Taxes, 422 Pa. 463, 223 A.2d 92 (1966); Carrier v. William Penn Broadcasting Company, 426 Pa. 427, 233 A.2d 519 (1967); Jacobson v. International Environment Corporation, 427 Pa. 439, 235 A.2d 612 (1967); Lemon v. Sloan, 413 United States. 825 (1973); Oberholtzer v. Scranton, 59 F.R.D. 572, 17 Fed. R. Serv. 2d 1509 (E.D.Pa., 1973); Muth v. Dechert, Price & Rhoads, 70 F.R.D. 602 (E.D.Pa., 1976); Sitkin Smelting & Refining Company, et al v. FMC Corporation, 575 F.2d 440 (3d Cir. 1978); Coleco Industries, Inc. v. Berman, 567 F.2d 569 (3d Cir. 1978); Sharp v. Coopers & Lybrand, 649 F.2d 175 (3d Cir. 1981); Hankin v. Hankin, 507 Pa. 603, 493 A.2d 675 (1985); Katz v. Katz, 356 Pa. Super. 461, 514 A.2d 1374 (1986); Henry Herskowitz, et al. v. Nutri/System, Inc., et al., 857 F.2d 179 (3d Cir. 1988); In re Bexar County Health Facility Development Corporation Securities Litigation, 130 F.R.D. 602 (E.D. Pa., 1990). Worked at Mann, Ungar, Spector & Labovitz, P.C. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in Commercial Litigation including Securities Fraud, Antitrust, Contract and Real Estate, Professional Malpractice. Commercial, Law Firm and Closely Held Corporation Disputes. Admitted to the bar, 1952, Pennsylvania.

1960, United States. Supreme Court. Executive Editor, Temple Law Quarterly. Author: "Litigation," American Bar Association Journal, Volume 6, No.

3, Spring, 1980; "Shingle," Philadelphia Bar Association Magazine, Volume 42, No. 6, 1979; "The Jurist," Temple Law School, Volume IV, Spring, 1982. Temple University Alumni Review, Winter, 1982.

Member: Philadelphia Bar Association. Mann, Ungar, Spector & Labovitz engages in commercial litigation including securities fraud, antitrust, contract and real estate related matters. The firm is also involved in employment litigation, litigation of professional malpractice claims, disputes among principals of commercial partnerships, law firms and closely held corporations and in equitable distribution matters involving substantial marital assets.


Chairman, president National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, 1976-1980. Conference President Major American Jewish Organizations, 1978-1980. National Conference Soviet Jewry, 1981-1983.

American Jewish Congress, 1984-1988. Founding chairman Mazon-A Jewish Response to Hunger, 1985-1990, Project Nishma, 1988-1997. Executive committee chair Israel Policy Forum, 1997-2001.

Dir.Jewish Social Policy Action Network, since 2004. Trustee international council New Israel Fund, since 2002.


Married Rowena Joan Weiss, 1954(deceased). Children: Julie Ellen, Rachel Beth, Marcus Eliyahu.