He currently serves as the vice chairman of the Law Related Education Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association, and an attorney at his own litigation and general practice.
NEW YORK, NY, December 06, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sidney Baumgarten has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Earning an AB from Brown University in 1954 and a JD from New York Law School in 1960, while simultaneously working as an assistant manager and field underwriter for Home Life Insurance Co., was Mr. Baumgarten's inaugural step into the field of law. Armed with knowledge obtained from distinguished institutions and bar certifications in the Eastern and Southern districts of the United States district courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Court of Appeals, he operated a private practice from 1961 to 1967. Mr. Baumgarten brought his talents to borough-wide law enforcement the following year as the assistant district attorney of Queens County. He continued working in Queens from 1968 to 1973 as the law secretary to the presiding justice of The Queens Supreme Court. Mr. Baumgarten moved further up the legal ladder in 1974 when he became the assistant to the mayor of the City of New York, presiding over Midtown enforcement. Mr. Baumgarten went on to become the general counsel of the Phoenix House Foundation, a senior partner of Baumgarten, Swiedler & Waxman, and the president of Trigon Medical Inc. He brings more than 55 years of legal experience to his current roles as the vice chairman of the Law Related Education Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association, and an attorney at his own litigation and general practice.
Mr. Baumgarten served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 and remained in the reserves from 1956 to 1973. He later became a brigadier general in the Army division of the New York Guard from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Baumgarten was awarded the Order of Merit by the Sovereign Military Order of Temple Jerusalem, making him a Decorated Companion of the organization. Outside of his practice, he is the chairman of New York Therapeutic Communities, Inc., a member of the advisory board, division of professional studies, at St. John's University, and is the chief of the Battery Park City Community Emergency Response Team. He is also a member of the NAHC, the VFW, the National Rifle Association, the American Legion, and the New York Financial District Lions Club, for which he is also president.
Mr. Baumgarten has been included in the 45th through 50th and 54th through 70th editions of Who's Who in America; the 5th through 10th, 12th, and 16th through 19th editions of Who's Who in American Law; and the 20th and 26th editions of Who's Who in the World.
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