Born:  December 2, 1918
Brooklyn, New York

Summary by
Judith S. Feigin

Interviews Conducted by
Judith S. Feigin, Esq.

Morton Hollander, Esq.

Oral History Text & Documentation

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Oral History Summary


Brooklyn College (1937), Cum Laude
Columbia Law School (1941), Law Review, Chief Justice of the Marshall Moot Court

Railroad Retirement Board: Legal Staff (1941-1942)
Office of Price Administration: Office of General Counsel (1942)
U.S. Army: Military Intelligence (1942 – 1946)
Department of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management Legal Staff (1946-1948)
Supreme Court Section of the Claims Division of the Justice Department (became the Appellate Section of the Civil Division in 1953): Staff Attorney (1948-1957); Assistant Chief of the Appellate Section (1957-1960); Chief of the Appellate Section (1960-1980)
Department of Justice Coordinator of Iranian Asset Litigation (1979-1980)
Pro Bono Mediator D.C. Court of Appeals 1989 – 2008
Antioch Law School (now UDC Law School): Adjunct Professor (1973 – 1981)
Georgetown University Law Center: Adjunct Professor (1976)
Barnett, Alagia & Carey: Of Counsel (1980 – 1983)
Benjamin Cardozo School of Law: Board of Directors 1979-1983
Pro Bono Representative of veterans before the Court of Veterans Appeals (1986 – 2004)

Justice Thomas C. Clark Award: D.C. Federal Bar Association (1973)
Department of Justice Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service (1969)
Distinguished Lecturer in Law: Antioch Law School ( c. 1973)

Courtesy of the Hollander Family