Ward Bower of Altman Weil

Altman Weil Principal, Legal Trailblazer Ward Bower Dies at 69

By Gina Passarella |

Ward Bower, a straight-shooting yet warm-hearted legal consultant with Altman Weil who spent decades advising law firms around the world on major strategic initiatives, died from a heart attack Sept. 28 at the age of 69.

Daniel Bernstine

Law School Admission Council President Dan Bernstine Dies

By Karen Sloan |

Longtime Law School Admission Council President Dan Bernstine died late last week, according to the organization, which administers the Law School Admission Test and oversees the centralized law school application process.

Judge Frank Doddato

Former Nassau County District Court Judge Frank Doddato Dies at 67

By Andrew Denney |

Frank Doddato, who served on the bench through 2015 and had a decades-long career in criminal law, has died after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Seth Gelblum

Seth Gelblum, Chair of Loeb & Loeb's Theater Practice, Dies at 62

By Jennifer Henderson |

Seth Gelblum, the only member of the legal community to ever be honored by the Tonys, spent his legal career representing a broad array of theater industry professionals.

Michael Botein

Michael Botein, Longtime NYLS Professor and Media Law Expert, Dies

By Jeff Storey |

Michael Botein, a pioneer in the study of communications and media law who loved teaching died Wednesday at his home in South Orange, New Jersey of complications from cancer. He was 71.

Gary Greenwald, attorney for accused madame Anna Gristina sits in Manhattan Criminal Court on Thursday March 15, 2012 for a hearing on weather Gristina's former attorney Peter Gleason can use his apartment as collateral for bail for Gristina...031512..031512

Obituary: Gary Greenwald

Gary Greenwald, an Orange County-based attorney who represented clients in cases ranging from medical malpractice to libel and attorney discipline, died on July 21. He was 71.

Arthur S. Olick

Prominent Bankruptcy Attorney, Former Anderson Kill Name Partner, Dies at 85

By Christine Simmons |

Arthur Olick, a longtime chair of Anderson Kill's bankruptcy and restructuring practice who advised parties in several law firm dissolutions, died Saturday from multiple sclerosis.

Justice Joseph in 2001

Burton Joseph, Retired Nassau County Justice, Dies

By Andrew Denney |

Burton Joseph, who was a Family Court judge for 12 years before joining the state Supreme Court, was known for his charitable contributions, working with We Care, the charitable arm of the Nassau County Bar Association, the American Cancer Society and the Levittown United Cerebral Palsy Association.

Michael Ratner in 2006

Civil Liberties Attorney Michael Ratner Dies at 72

By Andrew Denney |

Michael Ratner, a longtime attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights who was known for taking on controversial cases, died Wednesday after battling cancer.

Judge Anne Feldman

Anne Feldman, Former Brooklyn Criminal Judge, Dies

By Andrew Keshner |

Anne Feldman, a highly regarded member of Brooklyn's criminal bench for almost three decades, died April 27. Attorneys who worked with Feldman and appeared before her remembered her commitment to justice, her intellect and her attention to detail.