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Samuel Becker ’25 S.J.D. ’26 of Milwaukee, Wisc., died January 19, 2000.
Abraham J. Hart ’25–’26 of New York City, died June 28, 2000.
T. F. Davies Haines ’27 of New York City, died March 20, 2000.
Charles H. Bradford ’27–’28 of Marshfield, Mass., died May 17, 2000. He was a retired orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Boston City Hospital.
Mayer U. Newfield ’27–’29 of Birmingham, Ala., died January 9, 2000.
Lyle W. Hornbeck ’28 of Topsham, Maine, died November 13, 1999.
John B. Taylor ’28 of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died December 23, 1999.
Albert L. Simon ’29 of Wilmington, Del., died June 5, 2000.
John H. Tyler ’29–’30 of North Easton, Mass., died February 29, 2000.
A. Frank Reel ’31 of Norfolk, Va., died in April 2000. A government-appointed defense counsel in a Japanese war-crimes trial after WWII, he later denounced the trials as a sham. Reel, who was a former labor lawyer, was assigned to defend General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the conqueror of Malaya and the Philippines and wartime commander in Manila. The general was found guilty of not having prevented atrocities committed by troops under his command and hanged a month later. In his 1949 book, The Case of General Yamashita, Reel documented his view of the general’s innocence. After the trial, Reel returned to practicing law at Roewer & Reel in Boston. Among the labor unions he represented was the New England section of the American Federation of Radio Artists, which he later joined full-time and then served as national executive secretary. He was also a former executive at Ziv Television Programs and Metromedia before returning to the practice of law.
Sidney Brodman ’32 of Milford, Conn., died April 26, 2000. He was an owner and president of Tower Equipment in Stratford, Conn.
Eugene Tuck ’32 of Garden City, N.Y., died March 1, 2000. He practiced law until 1997 and continued to serve as president of the Michael Tuck Foundation until his death.
F. Trowbridge vom Baur ’32 of Warrenton, Va., died June 17, 2000. He was a former general counsel of the Navy. During his tenure, at a time in the 1950s when federal agencies were being accused of harboring communists, he developed procedures to guarantee legal counsel for government employees named as security risks. Early in his career vom Baur practiced law at the firm Milbank, Tweed & Hope in New York. During WWII, he administered public and sanitation assistance in Central America and the West Indies while working for Nelson A. Rockefeller, wartime coordinator of inter-American affairs. At the same time he was a covert investigator of Nazi influence and espionage in these areas. Later he opened a private legal practice with the Washington firm that became known as vom Baur, Coburn Simmons & Tuttle. He was also an author of legal textbooks.
Valentine C. Putz ’32 (’33) of Patchogue, N.Y., died March 19, 1999.
J. Stanley Mullin ’33 of Marina del Rey, Calif., died July 24, 2000. A founding partner of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton in Los Angeles, he practiced there until his retirement. He specialized in corporate, real estate, and trust and estate planning. He served in the Navy in WWII as a lieutenant in charge of intelligence. An accomplished sportsman, Mullin participated in the 1932 Olympic trials for equestrian jumping. He was also an early enthusiast of California skiing and a founding member of Southern Skis and the California Ski Association. He served for 16 years as a delegate to the International Ski Federation and was inducted into the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame. He also enjoyed sculling and was recognized by the California Open Water Rowing Association for his contributions to the sport.
David E. Blanton ’34 of Sikeston, Mo., died December 12, 1999.
W. Travis Look ’34 of Powell, Wyo., died March 3, 1999.
William S. Cucci ’34 (’35) of Rochester, N.Y., died January 5, 2000.
H. Kenneth Hutchinson ’34–’36 of San Clemente, Calif., died January 21, 2000.
Robert C. Bassett ’35 of Las Vegas, Nev., died May 2, 2000. He was labor counsel for Hearst Publishing, publisher of the Milwaukee Sentinel, and founder of Bassett Publishing Co. in Chicago. He produced Chicagoland magazine and specialty programs for the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Big Ten football conference. He also served briefly as a vice president of Schlitz Brewing Co. in Milwaukee. He was a partner at a law firm in Green Bay, Wisc., early in his career, before working with the Shipbuilding Commission and the National War Labor Board as a naval officer in Washington, D.C., during WWII.
Colin G. Jameson ’35 of Key West, Fla., died January 29, 2000.
Robert L. Cummings ’35–’37 of Glen Head, N.Y., died April 11, 2000. A longtime former senior executive of Pan American World Airways, he was also a founder and president of New York Airways.
Lawrence E. Irell LL.M. ’36 of Rancho Mirage, Calif., died June 22, 2000.
Burnham Kelly ’36 of Ithaca, N.Y., and La Mesa, Calif., died February 3, 1999.
Edwin A. Macy ’36 of Fall River, Mass., died February 28, 2000.
John R. Pascoe ’36 of San Francisco, Calif., died January 30, 1999.
Wallace H. Savage ’36 of Dallas, Tex., died June 19, 2000. He was a former mayor of Dallas who established the city’s Swiss Avenue Historic District, which later became Preservation Dallas, an organization that works to save historic buildings. He also helped found the Dallas Academy, a school for children with physical disabilities. He eliminated segregation in the ambulance service provided by the city and desegregated the parks. He chaired the Texas 1952 Democratic Convention that endorsed Republican presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower.
James A. Varrone ’36 of North Haven, Conn., died April 15, 2000.
Joseph J. Wolf ’36 of Bethesda, Md., died April 7, 2000. A state department official for much of his career, he began in 1946 as a civil servant assigned to the Mutual Defense Assistance Program. He was then in charge of NATO politico-military affairs in the European bureau’s regional affairs office. He later joined the Foreign Service and was assigned to the U.S. delegation to NATO in Paris, where he served until 1962. He then returned to the State Department, where he served as deputy assistant administrator of the Agency for International Development for politico-military affairs until his retirement in 1972. He practiced law for a short time early in his career and served in WWII in the Army Air Corps.
Albert S. Bobrow ’36–’37 of Lynbrook, N.Y., died March 28, 2000.
Rudolph E. Uhlman ’36–’37 LL.M. ’40 of Madison, N.J., died February 26, 2000. He was a retired lawyer with Guggenheimer & Untermyer in New York.
Arnold W. G. Kean ’36–’38 of Harrow on the Hill, England, died January 18, 2000. He began his career in London at the Treasury Solicitor’s Department in the Ministry of Transport and eventually retired as legal adviser and secretary to the Civil Aviation Authority. He contributed to international conventions combating hijacking and the criminal use of plastic explosives. He was also instrumental in drafting agreements designed both to prevent criminal acts against civil aviation and offenses onboard aircraft and to regulate the leasing and chartering of aircraft. During WWII Kean was a lawyer for the British Purchasing Commission in New York and Washington. He lectured on international law at University College London and abroad. After retirement he served as a member and president of the UN Administrative Tribunal and helped developing states draft air laws.
Dwight V. Dowley ’37 of Philadelphia, Pa., died April 20, 2000.
Thomas P. Johnson ’37 of Pittsburgh, Pa., died May 23, 2000. He cofounded Kirkpatrick, Pomeroy, Lockhart & Johnson, now known as Kirkpatrick & Lockhart. He was also co-owner and vice president of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Howard M. Lawn ’37 of Miami, Fla., and Long Branch, N.J., died April 12, 2000. He was a businessman who owned several hospitals and clinics in the Miami area. He was also former chief of the criminal division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he headed investigations of Nazi war crimes. Early in his career, he practiced law in New Jersey.
William D. Rounds ’37 of Falmouth, Maine, died January 30, 2000. He was longtime treasurer at Bancroft & Martin in South Portland. Prior to that he was assistant trust officer and controller at the former Canal National Bank in Portland. He also served as director of the United Way, Northeast Hearing and Speech Center, Federal Loan & Building Association, and the J. Weston Walch Publishing Co.
Joseph P. Monge ’37 (’38) of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., died May 20, 2000. He was retired from a 40-year career as vice chairman of International Paper Co. and chairman of Canadian International Paper Co. Named by President Lyndon Johnson to the President’s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, he served as Employer Committee chairman and Executive Committee member. He was also president and chairman of the New York Speech Rehabilitation Institute, director of the ICD Rehabilitation Institute and Research Center and of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies.
Richard M. Bosard ’38 of Minneapolis, Minn., died May 4, 2000. He was a retired attorney and served in WWII as a military judge.
James H. Shelton ’38 of Falls Church, Va., died April 17, 2000. He was a retired federal lawyer and college history professor. Early in his career he worked in the solicitor’s office of the Department of Labor, and he was later assigned to offices in New York, Atlanta, and Birmingham. He then worked for more than 15 years in the chief counsel’s office of the Internal Revenue Service, where he later returned after serving as a member of the history faculty at Norfolk State University. He was active in Democratic Party politics in Northern Virginia and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York in 1988.
Lee B. Harris ’38–’39 died December 8, 1999, in Tel Aviv, Israel. He was president of Bayside Land Co., a subsidiary of the Palestine Economic Corp., and vice president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He began as a leader of Machal, an organization made up of English-speaking volunteers who went to Palestine during the war of 1948. He later became a civilian adviser to the first ministry of defense of the state of Israel. In 1955 he returned to the United States and worked for the Carnegie Endowment. He later returned to Israel and represented several American-based nonprofit organizations.
George B. Lester ’39 of Woodbridge, Conn., died April 4, 1997.
William J. Minsch, Jr. ’39 of Remsenburg, N.Y., died April 30, 2000.
Robert E. Friedman LL.M. ’40 of New Orleans, La., died November 24, 1999.
Edward C. Kennelly ’40 of Westminster, Md., died May 13, 2000. He was a retired attorney for the U.S. government and a former FBI agent.
Manuel Levine ’40 of Baltimore, Md., died January 10, 2000.
Alfred M. Osgood ’40 of Lincolnville, Maine, died April 29, 2000. He was a specialist in excise taxes and worked at the firm Lee, Toomey & Kent in Washington, D.C., for more than 25 years, retiring as partner. Assigned to the counterintelligence section of the War Department while serving in the Army before WWII, he was a liaison officer between American and British forces during the war, and he received a Bronze Star.
Paul N. Pfeiffer ’40 of Alexandria, Va., died June 14, 2000. He was a retired chief administrative law judge with the Consumer Products Safety Commission. He was also a former chief administrative law judge with the Federal Maritime Administration and hearing examiner with the Civil Aeronautics Board.
Melvin Richter ’40 of Bethesda, Md., died April 30, 2000. A specialist in natural gas and utility law, he worked for more than 20 years for the Washington, D.C. law firm that became Littman, Richter, Wright & Talisman and retired as partner. Earlier in his career, he was a lawyer with the Office of Price Administration and in the Justice Department’s civil division, where he became assistant chief of the appellate section. In retirement he volunteered as a mediator with district federal courts and for the White House and the Holocaust Museum.
John M. Cave ’41 of Fulton, Mo., died December 27, 1999.
Erling H. Kloster ’41 of Visalia, Calif., died June 29, 1999.
John O’Neil ’41 of Bethesda, Md., died April 5, 2000.
Richard H. Riddell ’41 of Las Vegas, Nev., died May 29, 2000.
Frederick P. Warne ’41 of North Branford, Conn., and Hartfield, Va., died May 25, 2000.
Carter H. White ’41 of Wallingford, Conn., died May 22, 2000. He was past president of the New England Daily Newspaper Association and a former Connecticut state senator. He also worked for his family’s business, the Meriden Record Co., as general counsel, general manager, executive vice president, publisher, and then president and chairman. A former director of the Meriden (Conn.) and Connecticut chambers of commerce, he also practiced law in Meriden and was a member of Meriden’s corporation counsel. White was a director of the Home Bank and Trust Co., the Napier Co., the Thompson Candy Co., and the Meriden Industrial Development Corp. He was a War Department lawyer during WWII.
Melvin Alan Bank ’42 of Philadelphia, Pa., died May 7, 2000. He was a retired partner at the law firm Bank, Minehart & D’Angelo in Philadelphia and continued to practice law part-time.
Gilbert Bettman ’42 of Cincinnati, Ohio, died February 12, 2000. He served for more than 30 years as a judge on the Cincinnati Municipal Court, Hamilton County (Ohio) Common Pleas Court, and First District Ohio Court of Appeals. After retirement he remained active as a mediator. Early in his career he practiced law in Cincinnati and held a seat in the Ohio General Assembly. He was awarded the Bronze Star as a field artillery forward observer on Okinawa during WWII.
James G. Grady ’42 of Milford, Conn., died June 15, 2000. He was a longtime trial attorney at the law firm Mendes and Mount in New York City.
Rodger L. Nordbye ’43 of Minneapolis, Minn., died January 29, 2000.
Theodore A. Bruinsma ’44 (’48) of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., died September 8, 1999.
Max M. Morelock ’45–’46 of Shreveport, La., died January 18, 2000.
Frank B. Clancy ’45 (’47) of Nashua, N.H., died April 14, 2000.
David S. Stern ’47 of Anna Maria, Fla., died February 27, 2000.
Robert W. Culbert ’48 of Santa Fe, N.M., died March 6, 2000.
Leonard C. Everson ’48 of Lake Forest, Ill., died September 29, 2000. He was a corporate attorney with Jenner & Block in Chicago who counseled businesses including Ford Motor Co. (international division) and an economic development group founded by the Rockefellers. Later in his career he served on the Chicago Crime Commission. While in the Army during WWII, he was recruited for the Office of Strategic Services and was posted in China behind Japanese lines.
N. Herndon Fletcher ’48 of Indianapolis, Ind., died May 19, 2000. He was an executive with Uniroyal in the United States and Brazil.
Bruce C. Hammerschmidt ’48 of Granger, Ind., died March 11, 2000.
John F. Kieran ’48 of Howe, Tex., died March 30, 2000.
Sherwin D. Lester ’48 of Fort Lee, N.J., died April 8, 2000. He was a retired Superior Court (Chancery Division) judge in Bergen and Passaic Counties (N.J.) and former Bergen County prosecutor. He began his career practicing law in Jersey City before starting his own practice in Fort Lee. Active in Republican politics starting in the 1960s, he served on the Englewood Cliffs Board of Health and as a councilman and police commissioner. He also served as Englewood Cliffs attorney and as attorney for the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment, and he was a commissioner of the Bergen County Utilities Authority.
Thomas P. O’Boyle ’48 of Kenilworth, Ill., died January 18, 2000. He was former senior vice president of Trans Union and former president of Ecodyne Corp., a subsidiary of Trans Union. He also was longtime chairman of the board of trustees of Mundelein College. Early in his career he practiced law in Chicago.
Leon L. M. Chun ’49 of Honolulu, Hawaii, died March 13, 1999.
Arnold A. Hackmyer ’49 of Lake Worth, Fla., died June 6, 2000. He helped form Perl, Hackmyer & Tishelman in the 1950s and was former general counsel to the Mastan Co. He was also former partner at Bresler & Hackmyer in New York, special assistant counsel to the New York Crime Commission and New York Moreland Commission on Harness Racing, and chairman of the Greenburgh Democratic Committee in Westchester.
Harrison F. Lyman, Jr. ’49 of Saint Louis, Mo., died May 5, 2000. He was a lawyer and
former general counsel of the U.S. Agency for International Development. He also practiced law with Nutter, McClennen and Fish and as general counsel for the plastics division of Monsanto Co. of Saint Louis, and he was former president of Redux Corp. in Fenton, Mo., a manufacturer of waste-water recycling equipment.
Michael J. Marzano ’49 of Westwood, N.J., died March 31, 2000. An expert in transportation law, he had a private practice in New Jersey for 41 years.
Theodore W. Glocker, Jr. ’50 of Jacksonville, Fla., died November 25, 1999.
H. Curran Huston ’50 of League City and Port Bolivar, Tex., died January 20, 2000.
Seth M. Kalberg, Jr. ’50 of Newton, Mass., died May 13, 2000.
James B. Muldoon LL.M. ’50 of Weston, Mass., died May 28, 2000. He was a lawyer in Boston for more than 50 years, 27 of which he served as secretary of the Judicial Council of Massachusetts. He was also an attorney for the Weston Firefighters Association and the Town Employees Association, an adjunct professor at Suffolk University Law School, and vice president and general counsel for R.M. Bradley and Co. A writer and historian, Muldoon was the author of You Have No Courts with Any Sure Rule of Law: The Saga of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Frank J. Whalen, Jr. LL.M. ’50 of Hyattsville, Md., died March 14, 2000. He practiced in Washington, D.C., for 42 years, retiring in 1991 as a partner at the law firm Spencer, Whalen & Graham. He also served as counsel to the American Institute of Architects and was a past director and past research foundation president of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
Robert P. White ’50 of Cambridge, Mass., died June 2, 2000. He was a priest in the Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook in Lenox, Mass., and later a businessman in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. A founding father of the Boston Theological Institute, he also taught at Weston College, the Jesuit School of Theology, and Boston College, and he served as director and president of the Jesuit community at Weston. After leaving the priesthood, White was vice president of Victor Palmieri Co. in Philadelphia and vice president of the real estate division of J.F. White Contracting, a family firm in Framingham, Mass.
Benjamin F. Hammond IV ’50–’51 of Houston, Tex., died May 4, 2000. He practiced law related to real estate, mortgages, and land title matters.
Edward A. Nugent ’51 of Redondo Beach, Calif., died January 11, 2000.
Richard E. Poulos ’51 of Cumberland Foreside, Maine, died July 15, 2000. He was former judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and a lawyer in private practice in Portland, Maine. He also taught bankruptcy law at the University of Maine Law School in Portland for many years.
Richard Strecker LL.M. ’51 of San Francisco, Calif., died November 20, 1999.
H. Calvin Coolidge ’52 of Signal Mountain, Tenn., died May 14, 2000.
Robert H. Tullis, Jr. ’52 of Groton, Conn., died February 9, 2000. He was retired president and chief executive officer of the Home Insurance Co. of New York. He was previously general counsel of the Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Co. in Springfield, Mass., which was sold to the Home Insurance Co. He also practiced law for a short time at Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett in New York. Following his retirement, he served for three years as provost of the College of Insurance in New York. Tullis was vice chairman of the American Insurance Association, a director of the Downtown Lower Manhattan Association, and a trustee of Beekman Downtown Hospital and the College of Insurance. He served in Europe during WWII with the Army’s 104th Infantry (Timberwolf) Division and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.
Frank H. Conway ’52–’53 of Needham, Mass., died April 5, 2000. He held many management positions with Nynex and worked with New England Telephone and Telegraph. Cochairman of the Reagan-Bush campaigns in Massachusetts in 1980 and 1984, he was appointed by President Reagan to head the Federal Advisory Committee, a Republican committee that recommends people for presidential appointments. He later served as a commissioner on the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission in Washington. After retiring, Conway practiced law in Boston and was then associated with the firm Locke Fullerton & Lundwall in Wellesley, Mass.
Dale A. Derr ’53 of Bloomsburg, Pa., died January 23, 2000.
Sanford J. Fox ’53 of Brookline, Mass., died July 1, 2000. A criminal law and children’s rights expert, he was a professor at Boston College Law School for over 40 years. He served as chairman of the Committee on the Rights of Children for the ABA and of the U.S. section of Defense for Children International, and was on the board of governors of the ABA Center on Children and the Law. He served as consultant to the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect for the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. He wrote more than 50 articles and 7 books, including Modern Juvenile Justice and Children Out of Court.
Henry J. Merry LL.M. ’54 of Ann Arbor, Mich., died January 25, 2000.
Robert M. Feely ’55 of New York City, died April 3, 2000. He was partner and former head of the real estate group at Shearman & Sterling in New York City. Over the course of his 40-year career, he represented Citibank, the Archdiocese of New York, Chemical Bank, First Boston Corp., and Texaco, among other clients. He was involved in the transfer of the air rights from Grand Central Terminal and the development of Canary Wharf in London, Kiawah Island in South Carolina, and major New York City office buildings.
Alfred G. S. Moody, Jr. ’55 of Ridgewood, N.J., died April 15, 2000. He was a vice president of the Irving Trust Co., now the Bank of New York, for 35 years.
Arthur M. Marshall ’55–’56 of Springfield, Mass., died December 9, 1999.
Joseph S. Ehrman ’56 LL.M. ’57 of Glencoe, Ill., died May 26, 2000. He was a partner at Sidley & Austin in Chicago, where he practiced corporate and securities law for more than 40 years. He was still serving the firm as senior counsel earlier this year. He also was legal counsel of the Montessori School of Lake Forest and was instrumental in merging a number of social service organizations into the Chicago Commons Association, which he served as vice president.
Bengt H. Kjellgren ’56 of New York City and East Setauket, N.Y., died April 19, 2000.
J. D. H. Johnston LL.M. ’58 of Cambridge, England, died March 10, 2000.
Jean-Pierre Lagae LL.M. ’58 S.J.D. ’62 of Ghent, Belgium, died May 8, 2000. He was an international tax lawyer and a tax professor in Belgium.
Charles S. P. Barker ’58 (’59) of New York City, died May 6, 2000.
Peter Harpending ’59 of Auburn, N.Y., died May 5, 1999. A specialist in real property law, he was a longtime partner at the law firm Buck, Gleckner, Danaher and Harpending in Elmira, N.Y.
Robert M. Shea ’59 of Los Angeles, Calif., died May 29, 2000. He worked for the legal department of Arco for many years, retiring as deputy general counsel in 1993. Earlier in his career, he was associated with the firms Dewey, Ballantine; Bushby, Palmer & Wood; and Kelley, Drye Warren Clark Carr & Ellis in New York, and he was former partner at Dinkelspiel, Pelavin, Steefel & Levitt in San Francisco.
Roy F. Barnitt, Jr. ’60 of New York City, died April 7, 2000. He worked at the law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft in New York and as the president of JC Penney Real Estate Subsidiary. Actively involved with theater and performing in many off-Broadway productions throughout his life, he retired at age 60 and pursued acting full-time, appearing in the films JFK and Nixon, among others.
James L. Wadleigh ’61 of Palisades, N.Y., died March 9, 1999.
George E. Davies ’62 of Mount Vernon, N.Y., died April 16, 1999.
Luiz B. de Hollanda ’63–’64 of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, died July 23, 1999.
Anthony A. Cuomo LL.M. ’64 of Palm Bay, Fla., and Santa Monica, Calif., died February 18, 1999.
Andrew D. Ball ’65 of Potomac, Md., died June 10, 2000. He worked as an attorney in New York and in Rockville, Md.
Jerome R. Wolfe LL.M. ’69 of West Bloomfield, Mich., died June 23, 2000.
Duncan G. Calder III ’70 of Goshen, N.Y., died December 2, 1999.
Joel M. Martel ’71 of Philadelphia, Pa., died January 8, 2000. He was a lawyer, former law professor, and activist for Jewish causes.
Thomas A. Rivoire ’75 of Spring, Tex., died March 22, 2000. He practiced law in Houston.
Gary I. Strausberg LL.M. ’75 of Baltimore, Md., died July 8, 2000. He was a Baltimore circuit judge. Earlier in his career, he worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, was a member of the law firm Melnicove, Kaufman, Weiner and Smouse in Baltimore, and helped form the law firm Janet & Strausberg in Pikesville, Md. He was also a former president of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, an officer of the Baltimore City Bar Association, and author of the three-volume treatise Maryland Litigation Forms and Analysis.
David A. Charny ’82, the David Berg Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and corporate law specialist, died unexpectedly, after a brief illness, on August 31, 2000. He was 44. Charny was born on September 16, 1955, in Pittsburgh. Charny received an A.B. summa cum laude, with exceptional distinction, in 1977 from Yale University, and a J.D. magna cum laude in 1982 from Harvard Law School. He served as law clerk to Judge Malcolm R. Wilkey of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1982 to 1983 and to the late Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. from 1983 to 1984.
He joined the Harvard faculty in 1984 as assistant professor of law, became professor of law in 1991, and was named the David Berg Professor of Law in 1999. His research interests included comparative aspects of corporate law, employment law, health care regulation, and public choice theory. Charny taught many courses, including Contracts, Corporations, Law and Moral Decision-Making, Legal Theory, and Employment Law.
His publications included “Workers and Corporate Governance: The Role of Political Culture,” in The Employee and Corporate Governance (Brookings Institution, 1999); “Efficiency Wages, Tournaments, and Discrimination: A Theory of Employment Discrimination for ‘High-Level’ Jobs,” 33 Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review 57 (1998); “Illusions of a Spontaneous Order: ‘Norms’ in Contractual Relationships,” 144 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1841 (1996); and “The Employee Welfare State in Transition,” 74 Texas Law Review 1601 (1996). A memorial service was held in the Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, on October 26.
Peter M. Cicchino ’92 of Kearny, N.J., died July 8, 2000. He was a professor of jurisprudential and constitutional law at American University law school, where he had taught since 1998. A member of the Jesuit community from 1982 to 1988, he served in prisons, hospitals, homeless shelters, and soup kitchens. After law school he founded and directed the Lesbian and Gay Youth Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York. He also was a staff counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union’s Lesbian and Gay Rights Project in New York.
Craig R. Mooney ’01 of San Gabriel, Calif., died August 16, 2000, in a motorcycle accident. A 1997 graduate of Georgetown University, he worked this summer at the Washington, D.C. office of Hale and Dorr. A memorial service is scheduled to take place this fall at the School.