Mr. Martin Feldman is the recipient of the 2017 National Intelligence Director's Distinguished National Intelligence Public Service Medal.
NEW ORLEANS, LA, October 17, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Martin Feldman with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Feldman celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. 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.
Mr. Feldman is a federal judge with more than 60 years of distinguished service to the field of law. As a teenager, Mr. Feldman wanted to study archaeology and linguistics, despite his parents' urging him to become a doctor. Nauseous around blood, Mr. Feldman declined, and attended Tulane University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Spanish in 1955. He briefly pursued a career as a writer, and had one poem published in a short-lived literary magazine before deciding to refocus his career ambitions. Mr. Feldman returned to Tulane University, earning a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1957, and was admitted to practice law by the Missouri Bar and Louisiana State Bar Association the same year.
From 1957 until 1963, Mr. Feldman served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves. He began his legal career as a clerk to the Honorable J.M. Wisdom of the United States Court of Appeals from 1958 to 1959. In 1959, he became an associate at the firm of Bronfin, Heller, Feldman & Steinberg of New Orleans, rising to the role of a partner between 1960 and 1983. Since 1983, Mr. Feldman has found success as a United States District Court judge presiding over the eastern district of Louisiana. He was appointed to the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in 2010, where he remained until 2017.
From 1979 to 1983, Mr. Feldman acted as the special counsel to the Governor of Louisiana. He is a former national secretary for the Anti-Defamation League, and a former member of the board of directors of the Federal Judicial Center. Mr. Feldman is the recipient of the 2017 National Intelligence Director's Distinguished National Intelligence Public Service Medal. Mr. Feldman is a member of the American Bar Association, where he excelled as the chair of the national conference of federal trial judges from 1996 until 1997, and a member of the Order of the Coif.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Martin Feldman has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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