Lawrence Newman

Joseph Solomon Adjunct Professor in Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

B.A., Dartmouth, 1952; J.D., Yale, 1955; S.J.D., New York Law School, 1963; M.S., Yeshiva, 1991. Editor, Yale Law Journal. Law clerk to Judge Lawrence E. Walsh, U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y. Chairman, board of trustees, American Friends of the Hebrew University. Member, President’s Advisory Committee, Dartmouth College. Chairman, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Department, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, 1985–93. Thomas A. O’Boyle Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School. Joined Columbia faculty in 1994. Served as chairman, American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education, and Section of Taxation Committee on Estate and Gift Taxes; and chairman, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Estate and Gift Taxation. Has taught and published in the areas of wills, trusts, and estate planning.