Barbara Schwartz Bromberg ’65 was a partner at Dinsmore & Shohl in Cincinnati and was once ranked among that city’s top 50 attorneys by Cincinnati Magazine. She passed away
on January 30, 2009, at the age of 67.
Born in Newark, N.J., Bromberg attended the University at Buffalo before pursuing her legal studies at Columbia Law School, from which she graduated magna cum laude. Bromberg later married fellow Columbia Law School alumnus Robert S. Bromberg ’59, who passed away in 2006.
After a brief stint as an associate at Rosenman Colin Kaye Petschek Freund &
Emil in New York, Bromberg moved to Cincinnati, where she worked for several firms before settling at Dinsmore & Shohl. The firm recalled that she was a gifted attorney who enjoyed a national reputation for legal excellence and represented all types of tax-exempt organizations, including museums, private foundations, public charities, national trade associations, and think tanks, as well as national fraternal organizations and their related entities. Bromberg was also the author of a regular tax column published in Fraternal Law.
Bromberg received numerous awards and honors throughout her legal career and was a member of the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner’s Exempt Organizations Advisory Group, as well as a past president of the Cincinnati Bar Foundation.