Obituaries

Allan Winick

Allan Winick, Retired Nassau County Supreme Court Justice, Dies

By Andrew Denney |

Allan Winick, whose law clerks all went on to be elected as Nassau County justices themselves, has died. He was 89.

Loren Schechter

Loren Schechter, Head of Broker-Dealer Practice at Duane Morris, Dies

By Andrew Denney |

Loren Schechter, a New York securities attorney who practiced for more than 45 years, died Friday after an extended illness. He was 74.

Duane Hart

Queens Supreme Court Justice Duane Hart Dies at 62

By Andrew Denney |

Justice Duane Hart, an assertive judge who was known for his imposing demeanor in the courtroom, died Tuesday.

Charles D'Arrigo

Longtime Judge, Richmond County Surrogate Dies

By Andrew Denney |

Retired Surrogate Charles D'Arrigo, who served on the bench for almost four decades, died Tuesday. He was 88.

Joseph Marino

Joseph L. Marino, Leader of Bar Review Program, Dies at 65

Joseph L. Marino, developer of a bar examination prep service that he credited with helping thousands of people pass the New York bar after initial failures, died on April 14.

Harold Wood, First Black Justice in Westchester County, Dies

Harold Wood, who was appointed in 1969 to Family Court and then to Westchester County Court before being elected to the state Supreme Court in 1974, was the first black person to hold all three of those judgeships in Westchester County.

Daniel Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro, Founding Partner of Schulte Roth & Zabel, Dies at 77

By MP McQueen and Andrew Denney |

Daniel Shapiro was an active partner in the firm's investment management and tax groups up until his death in London on Friday.

Robert MacCrate

Bar Leader Robert MacCrate Had a 'Singular Impact'

By Joel Stashenko |

Robert MacCrate, long-time Sullivan & Cromwell partner and former president of both the ABA and the NYSBA, died Wednesday. He was known in legal circles as a staunch advocate for law schools' development of graduates with solid legal skills and a sense of obligation to their profession and to the good of society in general.

Robert Sise

Former Chief Administrative Judge Dies

By Joel Stashenko |

Robert Sise, a chief administrative judge during the formative years of the centralized statewide court system, has died at age 90.

Leon Brickman in front of 16 Court Street where he opened an office in 1948.

Remembering Leon Brickman

The legal community in February lost one of its true stalwarts, Leon Brickman. Leon was for many decades a fixture in the trial and appellate courts in New York City and beyond.