Obituaries

Rose Rubin in the 1980s

Rubin, Trail-Blazing Lawyer and Judge, Dies at 99

By Andrew Denney |

Rose Rubin, a retired state Supreme Court judge and former chief judge of New York City's Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings who blazed a trail for women in the legal profession, died Thursday. She was 99.

Judge Leonard Sand

Lauded Former Southern District Judge Sand Dies at 88

By Mark Hamblett |

Former Southern District Judge Leonard B. Sand, who presided over the fight over segregation in Yonkers and the trial of four men for the al-Qaeda bombings of two United States embassies in Africa, died Saturday at the age of 88.

Stanley Mailman

Mailman, Immigration Law Authority, Dies at 86

By Andrew Denney |

Stanley Mailman, a prominent immigration lawyer who wrote columns on immigration law for the Law Journal for 30 years, died on Dec. 3. He was 86.

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.