The Annual Forum on the American Justice System was established with generous contributions from five distinguished Cleveland attorneys:
Samuel Glassman was a 1936 law graduate of Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law. After graduation, he practiced law for a brief time, then joined his family’s business and was president of the Nottingham Auto Wrecking Company until he retired in 1980. He organized and was president of the National Association of Auto Recyclers. During WWII, he served on a federal advisory board regarding scrap conservation for which he was cited by the Commerce Department.
Robert J. Fay was a partner at Fay, Sharpe, Beall, Minnich & McKee, a leading patent law firm founded in 1884. He was a graduate of MIT with a degree in chemical engineering, and earned his law degree from Case Western Reserve University.
David I. Sindell was a senior member of the law firm Sindell, Rubenstein, Einbund, Pavlik, Novak & Celebrezze. He was an honors graduate of Case Western Reserve University, then, after attending law schools at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin, received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University. David was president of the City Club during its 75th anniversary year.
Myron N. Krotinger, of the firm of Van Aken, Withers & Webster, received his MA and LLB degrees from Columbia University, where he was editor of the Law Review. His law practice specialized in securities, corporate and antitrust law and associated litigation. Mr. Krotinger was a member of the City Club for more than 70 years.
Paul W. Walter was co-founder of the firm of Walter & Haverfield. He was a 50 year member of the City Club, and chairman of the Western Reserve Historical Society and Hiram House. He was widely recognized as the father of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and was the national president of World Federalists 1961-64. He also managed the political campaigns of Robert Taft, U.S. Senator from Ohio, and Harold H. Burton, Cleveland Mayor and Supreme Court Justice.
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