Robert S. Rifkind

Senior Counsel at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Robert S. Rifkind

Robert S. Rifkind

Senior Counsel at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Senior Advisor at Corporate Partners LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at American Jewish Committee

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Former Director of Associates at Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Member, Atlanta Regional Council at The New Israel Fund - USA

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Director at American Jewish Committee

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Partner at Pryor Cashman LLP

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Co-Editor at Jewish Quarterly Review

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Founder at The Center for Jewish History, Inc.

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Associate Executive Director for Policy & Director of Government & International Affairs at American Jewish Committee

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Former Chair, Marketing & Communications at American Jewish Committee

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Robert S. Rifkind
Senior Counsel at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1961

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1958

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member, Leo Nevas Human Rights Task Force
Current

The United Nations Association of the United States of America operates as a membership organization. It inspires, informs and mobilizes the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. The firm provides services through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education, programs and public events. The company was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Career History
Senior Counsel
Current

Cravath, Swaine & Moore provides legal services in various industries such as: broadcasting, media and entertainment, consumer products, energy, financial institutions, healthcare, industrial and chemicals, professional services, real estate, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The company was founded in 1819 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Assistant to the Solicitor General
1965 - 1968

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law; ensures public safety against threats foreign and domestic; provides federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeks just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Governors
Current

American Jewish Committee (AJC), established in 1906 by a small group of American Jews deeply concerned about pogroms aimed at Russian Jews, determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity.Over 100 years later, AJC continues its efforts to promote pluralistic and democratic societies where all minorities are protected. AJC is an international think tank and advocacy organization that attempts to identify trends and problems early - and take action. Their key areas of focus are:•Combating anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry;•Promoting pluralism and shared democratic values;•Supporting Israel's quest for peace and security;•Advocating for energy independence;•Strengthening Jewish life.In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, AJC has 29 chapters and 3 independent affiliates in the U.S. and 8 overseas offices. In addition, AJC has 28 global partnerships.AJC's approach, tackling a breadth of interests in a deliberate and diplomatic manner, contributes to a success that gains trust, earns access, and, most importantly, produces results.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS or JTSA) is located in New York. It is one of the academic and spiritual centers of Conservative Judaism, and a major center for academic scholarship in Jewish studies

Trustee
Current

The mission of the Leo Baeck Institute is to study and preserve the to study and preserve the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry.

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$1,000 - $4,999
2017

Established in 1953, UNA-NCA is one of the oldest and largest divisions of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA), and member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). With the help of over 5,000 members, volunteers, and supporters in the greater Washington area, UNA-NCA works to build public knowledge, strengthen UN-US relations, and aid the UN in achieving its goals.

$5,000 - $10K
2014

The New Israel Fund (New York) provides grants and technical assistance to organizations in Israel. It focus on liberal democracy, including freedom of speech and minority rights, and to fight inequality, injustice, and extremism. The company was founded by Jonathan Cohen and Eleonor Friedman Cohen in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2013

The New Israel Fund (New York) provides grants and technical assistance to organizations in Israel. It focus on liberal democracy, including freedom of speech and minority rights, and to fight inequality, injustice, and extremism. The company was founded by Jonathan Cohen and Eleonor Friedman Cohen in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$900
2018

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$1,000
2016

Senator from Vermont

$1,000
2014

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

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