1924 - 2011

Lazar was a founding partner of Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C. Lazar began his undergraduate career at New York University and was later drafted in 1943. Because of his great talent for foreign languages, he was sent to the Army’s Japanese Language Training Center at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In the years following the war, Lazar studied and graduated from Harvard Law School. After working at Cowan, Lazar went on to manage radio stations and build a law publishing business with his son, Steven Emanuel. Well into Lazar’s 80s, he was not only running two publishing businesses, but was also still representing private clients. Lazar was brilliant and hardworking man who contributed to making lawyers more knowledgeable, ethical, and up-to-date on the law.

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