Biography

Bar Admissions:

New York State, 1963; New Jersey, 1987. U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1969; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1977; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1978; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1993 and U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Education:

Cornell University, B.A. with Honors in Government, 1960
Phi Beta Kappa.
Harvard Law School, cum laude (top 8% of class), 1963

Memberships:

New York State Bar Association and Association of the Bar for the City of New York. Included in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law since 1995. Past member, Committees on Professional Ethics and Professional Discipline, New York County Lawyers Association.

Many cases brought or defended by Mr. Hirshowitz have been officially reported. A sample includes:

In re Lasdon, 105 A.D.3d 499, 963 N.Y.S.2d 99 (App. Div., 1st Dep't, 2013); Jack L. Alpert v. Zane Alpert, et al., 294 A.D.2d 247 (1st Dep’t 2002) and 261 A.D.2d 247 (1st Dep’t, 1999); Jeffries Avlon, Inc. v. Gallagher, 130 A.D.2d 986 (1st Dep’t, 1987); 149 Misc.2d 552 (Supreme Court, N.Y. Co. 1991) and NYLJ, 3/12/86, p. 1, col. 2; Wenham Realty Corp. v. Janoff, NYLJ, 8/16/94, p. 1, col. 6 and p. 21, col. 3; Helmsley-Spear v. Winter, 74 A.D.2d 195 (1st Dep’t 1980) and 52 N.Y.2d 984 (1981) and Bank Leumi Trust Co. v. Dime Savings Bank, 85 N.Y.2d 925 (1995).