Harvey joined the firm in 1970 and was a partner from 1976 to 2017.  He was chairman of the Litigation Department from 1995-2014 and founded the firm’s Professional Liability Group.  Harvey’s general civil litigation practice includes lawyers’ professional liability defense, insurance coverage litigation, employment liability defense, directors and officers liability defense, insurance defense, excess insurance, tort and general business litigation. He has extensive litigation and trial (jury and nonjury) experience before federal and state trial and appellate courts and before the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers. Additionally, Harvey has qualified and testified as an expert in court proceedings, and has extensive monitoring, arbitration, and mediation experience.  He is a certified mediator, particularly with regard to veterans.

During his distinguished career, Harvey has:

  • handled the defense of over 650 legal malpractice cases and over 200 employment law cases;
  • over 100 reported opinions;
  • examined and rendered coverage opinions on all types of insurance policies for over 40 years; and
  • represented over 145 different credit unions from 10 states in over 459 cases.
  • President (2018-2020) Massachusetts Bar Foundation (Fellow, IOLTA Grants Reviewer and Grants Committee Chair) (Board of Trustees 2010-2021)
  • President (2017-2018), Massachusetts Chapter, Federal Bar Association (Executive Committee 2011-present) (National Presidential Excellence Award) National Veterans & Military Law Section Board of Directors (2021-present) (Vice Chairman 2023-present)
  • Co-President, (2009-2010), Boston Inn of Court, Master (1995-present), Executive Committee (2007-2015) (2007, 2013 Best Thespian Award)
  • President (1984‑1985), Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association, Executive Committee (1978-1987)
  • Massachusetts IOLTA Committee (2010-2016) (Supreme Judicial Court appointment)
  • Life Fellow, American Law Institute (1997-present) (Members Consultative Group – Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, Restatement of the Law Third of Employment Law, Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance and Principles of the Law of Aggregate [Class Action] Litigation)
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Board of Delegates, Massachusetts Bar Association (1984-1985, 2017-2020), (Veterans’ Dial-a-Lawyer Participant 2008-2011)
  • Member, the National Legal Malpractice Conference and Excess Surplus Lines & Reinsurance Committee (1991-present), American Bar Association (1968-present)
  • Member, Boston Bar Association, Professional Liability Section, Veterans and Servicemembers Forum (2019-present) (Advisory Committee 2023-present)
  • Director, New England Woodenware Corporation (1984‑present)
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association (1984‑2000)
  • Town Counsel, Millis, Massachusetts (1975‑1986)
  • Special Town Counsel, Medfield, Plymouth, Wellesley, Somerset, Nahant, and Tewksbury (1976-1986)

Harvey has had numerous papers published and/or delivered before international, national, state and local bar associations, insurers, and other organizations in the area of legal malpractice, insurance law, and other law topics:

  • The Credit Union Discovery Bond and the Directors and Officers Policy, XV No 2, The Forum, Fall, 1980
  • Drop Down Liability: Dropping the Ball; Declarations, Winter 1991‑1992
  • Thirty Tips for Preventing Legal Malpractice Claims (MCLE 2005)
  • Rescission Can be Risky, PLUS Journal, XIX No. 3, March 2006, reprinted in Insurance Journal, April 3, 2006
  • Nothing Exclusive about Inn of Court Membership, 37 Lawyers Weekly 271 (September 29, 2008)
  • Defense Counsel’s Repair Efforts Can Sometimes Avoid a Malpractice Suit, REBA News, Vol. 6, No. 3 (Summer 2009)
  • Pomegranates and Insurance Policy Interpretation, Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Newsletter (2011)
  • Whistleblower Protection Restricted to Public Companies, Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Newsletter (2012)
  • The Purported Copyright Violators’ Counterattack, Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Newsletter (2012)
  • The JWV and Amicus Briefs, The Jewish Veteran, Vol. 68, No. 4 (2014)
  • A Supreme Court Victory for Veterans, The Jewish Veteran, Vol. 69, No. 2 (2015)
  • The Mount Soledad War Memorial Cross Cases, The Jewish Veteran, Vol. 69, No. 4 (2015)
  • Symposium: The Cross May Stand Though it Offends, SCOTUS blog (June 20, 2019)
  • The JWV and the Right to Serve, The Jewish Veteran, Vol. 73, No. 1 (2019)
  • I, the Juror…Finally, Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 48, Issue No. 32, p. 39, (August 12, 2019)
  • You “Should” Perform Pro Bono Civil Legal Aid Services, Lawyers Weekly, Vo. 49, Issue No. 9, p. 38 (March 2, 2020)
  • The Credit Union Discovery Bond and the Directors and Officers Policy (ABA 1979)
  • The Massachusetts Homeowners Policy: A Legal Overview, Understanding Insurance Contracts (MATA 1981)
  • Moderator, Current Issues in Municipal Law Seminar (MCLE 1983)
  • Recent Landmark Insurance Cases Under G.L. 93A and C. 176D, Insurance Bad Faith Litigation Seminar (MATA 1983)
  • Premises Liability Under Homeowners Insurance Policies Premises Liability Seminar (MATA 1984)
  • Coverage Disputes, Insurance Law for the General Practitioner Seminar (MCLE 1984)
  • Update of Homeowners Policy ‑ Personal Liability Coverage ‑ The Last Five Years in Massachusetts, Handling Basic Insurance Claims Seminar (MATA 1985)
  • Premises Liability Under Homeowners Insurance Policies ‑ 1987 Update, Premises Liability (MATA 1987)
  • The New Comprehensive General Liability Policy, Insurance Law Seminar (MATA 1987)
  • The New Automobile Insurance Bill (MATA 1988)
  • What are the Different Areas Covered by the Automobile Liability Policy? Car Crashes and Insurance Companies Seminar (MCLE 1988)
  • Insurance Coverage of 93A Claims and International Torts, Chapter 93A & Your Trial Practice Seminar (MATA 1990)
  • Premises Liability Under Homeowners Insurance Policies ‑ 1990 Update, Premises Liability ‑ Winning Trial Techniques (MATA 1990)
  • Real Estate Legal Malpractice Claims Seminar (Cameron & Colby 1990) Coverage of Real Estate Legal Malpractice Claims Seminar (Cameron & Colby 1990)
  • Legal Malpractice in the Recession, National Excess/Surplus Lines Claims Association (1992)
  • Real Estate Legal Malpractice Claims from the Go‑Go Years ‑ Keynote Speech, Annual Meeting of Massachusetts Conveyancers Association (1993)
  • Trial Tactics, Annual Meeting of Massachusetts Association of Town Counsel and City Solicitors (1994)
  • Lawyers Liability to Nonclients, Boston Bar Association (1996)
  • Trial of Hamlet, Defense Counsel, Boston Bar Association/Huntington Theater (1996)
  • Defending against the Pro Se case, Inaugural Lecture, Distinguished Lecturer Series, Massachusetts Attorney General (2001)
  • The Legal Malpractice Obstacle Course, Boston Inn of Court (2002)
  • Arguing before the United States Supreme Court, TBA Adult Education (2005)
  • Avoiding Malpractice Traps for Employment Lawyers (MCLE 2005)
  • The Four Horsemen of Rescission (PLUS International Conference 2005)
    Lunchroom Legal Gripes, Boston Inn of Court (2008)
  • A Pound of Cure: Claim Repair in Legal Malpractice Cases, Boston Bar Association (2010) (used on a template for presentations before insurers)
  • Associate Justice Joseph Story: The Forgotten Jurist, Boston Inn of Court (2010)
  • The Ethics of Discovery, National Employment Lawyers Association National Conference (2014)


United States Supreme Court

Arellano v. McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 598 U.S. 1 (2023) (veterans benefits) (amicus)

Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, 140 S.Ct. 1891 (2020) (DACA immigration) (amicus)

American Legion v. American Humanist Association, 139 S. Ct. 2067 (2019) (1st Amendment)(amicus)

Stewart v. Dutra Construction Co., 125 S.Ct. 1118 (2005) (admiralty)

First Circuit Court of Appeals

Welch Foods, Inc. v. National Union Fire Insurance Company, 659 F.3d 181 (2011) (insurance coverage)

O’Donnell v. Boggs, 611 F.3d 50 (2010) (employment)

Corujo v. Eurobank, 299 Fed. Appx.1 (2008) (legal malpractice) (amicus)

Sullivan v. Greenwood Credit Union, 520 F.3d 70 (2008) (credit reporting act)

Picciotto v. Continental Cas. Co., 512 F.3d 9 (2008) (insurance bad faith)

O’Callaghan v. Shirazi, 204 Fed. Appx. 35 (2006) (professional liability)

Pacific Ins. Co., Ltd. v. Eaton Vance Management, 369 F.3d 584 (2004) (insurance coverage)

Zimmerman v. Direct Federal Credit Union, 262 F.3d 70 (2001) (employment)

Clauson v. New England Ins. Co., 254 F.3d 331 (2001) (insurance coverage)

Simas v. First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union, 170 F.3d 37 (1999) (employment)

Long v. Progressive Consumers Federal Credit Union, 91 F.3d 121 (1996) (bankruptcy)

White v. National Credit Union Admin. Bd., 72 F.3d 121 (1995) (contract)

Rhode Island Depositors Economic Protection Corp. v. Hayes, 64 F.3d 22 (1995) (legal malpractice)

Brinkley & Co., Inc. v. Matteucci, 59 F.3d 164 (1995) (legal malpractice)

Papas v. Baines, 981 F.2d 1245 (1992) (negotiable instruments)

Pyche v. Howe, 966 F.2d 1440 (1992) (legal malpractice)

Putnam v. DeRosa, 963 F.2d 480 (1992) (consumer protection act)

U.S. v. Concemi, 957 F.2d 942 (1992) (bank fraud)

U.S. v. Palmer, 956 F.2d 3 (1992) (fee dispute)

U.S. v. St. Michael’s Credit Union, 880 F.2d 579 (1989) (currency reporting violations)

Colonial at Lynnfield, Inc. v. Sloan, 870 F.2d 761 (1989) (contract)

Palandjian v. Princess Pahlavi, 782 F.2d 313 (1986) (construction)

American Freedom Train Foundation v. Spurney, 747 F.2d 1069 (1984) (directors and officers liability)

Toman v. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., 707 F.2d 620 (1983) (product liability)

Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Frazier v. O’Rourke, 2018 WL 3202747, at *1 (Vet.App. 2018)

Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

In re George E. Bumpus, Jr. Construction Co., Inc., 226 B.R. 728 (1st Cir. Bank. App. Panel 1988)

In re Advent Corporation, 24 B.R. 612 (1st Cir. Bank. App. Panel 1982)

U.S. District Court, Massachusetts

Cohne v. Navigators Specialty Insurance Company., 361 Supp. 3d 132 (2019) (insurance coverage)

Arruda v. Zurich American Insurance Co., 366 F. Supp. 3d 175 (2019) (insurance coverage)

Lease America Org. v. Rowe International Corp., 2014 WL 1330928 and 94 F. Supp. 3d 85 (2015) (antitrust)

Advanced Technology Corp., Inc. v. Instron, Inc., 925 F. Supp. 170 (2013) (antitrust)

Shirokov v. Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver, PLLC, 2012 WL 1065578, 2013 WL 1223147 and 2014 WL 1271557 (intellectual property)

Welch Foods, Inc. v. National Union Fire Insurance Company, 2010 WL 3928704 and 2011 WL 576600 (insurance coverage)

Tuli v. Brigham & Womens Hospital, 592 F. Supp. 2d 208 (2009) (employment)

Sullivan v. Greenwood Credit Union, 499 F.Supp.2d 83 (2007) (credit reporting act)

Baptista v. New Bedford Credit Union, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33559 (employment)

U.S. v. Mountzoures, 376 F.Supp.2d 13 (D.Mass. 2005) (legal malpractice)

Stratton v. National Union Fire Insurance Company, 2004 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 17613 (D.Mass. Sept. 3, 2004) (insurance coverage)

Pacific Ins. Co., Ltd. v. Eaton Vance Management, 260 F.Supp.2d 236 (D. Mass. 2002) and 260 F. Supp. 2d 334 (D. Mass. 2003) (insurance coverage)

Lyons v. Trial Court of Mass., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17636 (judicial liability)

Simas v. First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union, 63 F.Supp.2d 236 (D. Mass. 1999) (employment)

Martin v. Sands, 62 F.Supp.2d 196 (D.Mass. 1999) (fair debt collection practice)

Caperci v. Rite Aid Corp., 43 F.Supp.2d 83 (D.Mass. 1999) (fair labor standards act)

Long v. National Credit Union Administration Board, 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2887 (real estate)

Simas v. First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union, 996 F.Supp. 76 (D.Mass. 1998) (employment)

Barrett v. Chin, 843 F.Supp. 783 (D.Mass. 1994) (insurance coverage)

Rand v. M/A. Com., Inc., 1993 WL 410874 (D.Mass.) (directors and officers liability)

Kerlinsky v. Fidelity & Deposit Co. of Maryland, 690 F.Supp. 1112 (D.Mass. 1987) (insurance bad faith)

Roy v. Bolens Corp., 629 F.Supp. 1070 (D.Mass. 1986) (product liability)

Hoffman v. Owens-Illinois Glass Co., 107 F.R.D. 793 (D.Mass. 1985) (product liability)

Luso-American Credit Union v. Cumis Ins. Soc., Inc., 616 F.Supp. 846 (D.Mass. 1985) (fidelity bond)

Palandjian v. Princess Pahlavi, 586 F. Supp.671 (D.Mass. 1984) and 614 F.Supp. 1569 (D.Mass. 1985) (construction)

Cadman v. Bond, 603 F.Supp. 1335 (D.Mass. 1985) (contract)

Palandjian v. Princess Pahlavi, 586 F.Supp. 671 (D.Mass. 1984) and 603 F.Supp. 1569 (D.Mass. 1985) (construction)

American Freedom Train Foundation v. Spurney, 1984 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17213 (directors and officers liability)

Toman v. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., 532 F.Supp. 1017 (D.Mass. 1982) (product liability)

U.S. v. 122.63 Acres of Land, More or Less, Situated in Town of Millis, Medfield, and Norfolk, Norfolk County, Com. of Mass., 526 F.Supp. 539 (D.Mass. 1981) (municipal)

U.S. District Court, Minnesota

UnitedHealth Group, Incorporated v. Columbia Casualty Co., 2010 WL 317521 and 836 F. Supp. 2d 912 (2011) (insurance coverage)

U.S. District Court, New Hampshire

Young v. Hartford Insurance Company, 2012 WL 911424 (insurance coverage)

U.S. District Court, New York, Eastern District

Terebelo v. Greenwood Credit Union, 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 13083 (credit reporting act)

U.S. District Court, Michigan, Western District

Lease America Org., Inc. v. Rowe International Corporation, 2016 WL 5349070 (antitrust)

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Department of Revenue Child Support Enforcement v. Grullon, 485 Mass. 129 (2020) (right to counsel in civil cases) (amicus)

The Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts, Inc. v. National Real Estate Information Services, 459 Mass. 512 (2011) (unauthorized practice of law) (amicus)

Pielech v. Masssoit Greyhound, Inc., 441 Mass. 188 (2004) (civil rights)

Drywall Systems, Inc. v. ZVI Const. Co., Inc., 435 Mass. 664 (2002) (construction)

New Hampshire Ins. Co., Inc. v. McCann, 429 Mass. 202 (1999) (legal malpractice)

Tetrault v. Mahoney, Hawkes & Goldings, 425 Mass. 456 (1997) (legal malpractice)

McCann v. Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, 423 Mass. 558 (1996) (legal malpractice)

Poly v. Moylan, 423 Mass. 141 (1996) (legal malpractice)

Croteau v. Swansea Lounge, Inc., 402 Mass. 419 (1988) (dram shop) (amicus)

Toubiana v. Priestly, 402 Mass. 84 (1988) (product liability)

Board of Public Works of Millis v. Aron, 387 Mass. 830 (1983) (municipal rate setting)

Cole v. Westinghouse Broadcasting Co., Inc., 386 Mass. 303 (1982) (defamation)

Valley Stream Teachers Federal Credit Union v. Commissioner of Banks, 376 Mass. 845 (1978) (directors and officers liability)

Board of Public Works of Millis v. Aron, 374 Mass. 246 (1978) (municipal rate setting)

Lorantos v. Board of Assessors of Medfield, 372 Mass. 865 (1977) (municipal taxation)

Gordon v. State St. Bank & Trust Co. 361 Mass. 258 (1972) (negotiable instruments)

Massachusetts Appeals Court

Anile v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, 36 N.E. 3d 78, 2015 WL 4937671, 88 Mass. App. Ct. 1102 (2015). (insurance coverage)

LaVallee v. Cady, 79 Mass. App. Ct. 1109 (2011) (construction)

HR Knowledge, Inc. v. Professional Insurance & Risk Brokerage, LLC, 71 Mass. App. Ct. 1127, 2008 WL 2237150 (2008) (insurance coverage)

Drywall Systems, Inc. v. ZVI Const. Co., Inc., 51 Mass. App. Ct. 353 (2001) (construction)

Pielech v. Massasoit Greyhound, Inc., 47 Mass. App. Ct. 322 (1999) (civil rights)

Smith v. Consalvo, 37 Mass.App.Ct. 192 (1994) (legal malpractice)

Merrimack Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Sampson, 28 Mass.App.Ct. 353 (1990) (insurance coverage)

Mikolinski v. Burt Reynolds Production Co., 10 Mass.App.Ct. 895 (1980) (defamation)

Pearl v. Merchants-Warren National Bank of Salem, 1979 Mass.App. LEXIS 1049 and 9 Mass.App.Ct. 853 (1979) (real estate)

Cassidy v. Commissioner of Environmental Management, 7 Mass.App.Ct. 898 (1979) (environmental)

Massachusetts Superior Court

Di Gaetano v. Lawrence Firefighters Federal Credit Union, 15 Mass.L.Rptr. No. 17, 394 (2002) (employment)

Flynn v. New England Insurance Company, 1998 WL 150384 (insurance coverage)

Massachusetts Land Court

North Shore Bank v. Ludwig, 2008 WL 2391097, Mass. Land Ct. (2008) (real estate)

Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers

In the Matter of Stephen, 28 Mass. Attorney Disc. R., 463 (2012)

In the Matter of Michael E., 29 Mass. Attorney Disc. R., 44,47 (2013)

Admonition No. 14-07, (2014)

In the Matter of Edmond A., 31 Mass. Attorney Disc. R., 480 (2015)

In the Matter of Dwight, 33 Mass. Attorney Disc. R., 504 (2017)

In the Matter of Pamela, 34 Mass Attorney Disc. R. _____(2018)

Rhode Island Supreme Court

In Re Risdic Litigation, 662 A. 2d 64 (RI 1995) (credit union insolvency)

Allstate Insurance Co. v. Russo, 641 A.2d 1304 (RI 1994) (insurance coverage)

Delaware Chancery Court

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Certain Underwriters of Lloyd’s, 2010 WL 2929552 and 2010 WL 3724745 (insurance coverage)

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Carlyle Investment Management, LLC v. Ace American Ins. Co., et al., 131 A.3d 886 (D.C.C.A. 2016) (insurance coverage)

Significant Pro Bono Representation

Represented two Catholic employees who were fired by their dog track employer for refusing to work on Christmas.

Represented victim in highly publicized domestic abuse criminal matter.

Represented five legal aid entities for a Supreme Judicial Court amici brief where there was a risk of reduced IOLTA funding.

Represented prominent civil rights attorney in his reinstatement to the bar and other attorneys before the Board of Bar Overseers.

Represented Boston Marathon bombing survivor.

Represented disabled veteran on benefits claims before the U.S. Ct. of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Initiated “Wills for Veterans” annual program in Massachusetts

Represented veterans group in war memorial cross, DACA and several veterans benefits amicus briefs before U.S. Sup. Ct. and other appellate courts.

Access for Justice Fellow (2018-2019)

Represented veterans group in right to counsel in civil case amicus brief before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court


  • Best Lawyers Boston Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year (2012)
  • Massachusetts and New England Best Lawyers (Insurance Law and Legal Malpractice Defense Law) (2007-present)
  • Boston Magazine SuperLawyer (all years, 2004-present)
  • New England SuperLawyer (all years, 2007-2022)
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers AV Peer Review rated – Martindale Hubbell (1988-present) AV Pre-eminent Judicial Review rated (2016-present)
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Law (1990-present)- Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
  • World Who’s Who in Law (2023-present) Insurance and Reinsurance


  • Special Faculty, Suffolk Law School, 1973-1976 (Business Associations)
  • Trial Advisor – Trial Advocacy Course – Harvard Law School (1983-2015)
  • Teacher of Law, Massachusetts Bar Association/Boston Latin School Project, 1992
  • Guest Lecturer, Boston College Law School, Insurance and Civil Litigation course, 2013
  • Teacher of Law, Boston Bar Association Law Day Adopt-A-Classroom, 2016
  • Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action Advisory Committee (2021-present)
  • Quabbin Mediation, Trainer to veterans and military for Veterans Mediation, 2017-present; Leadership Committee (2021-present)

Community Affiliations And Activities

President, Temple Beth Avodah, Newton (1993 ‑ 1995); Executive Board (1987-2013);
Board of Directors (1983-2014); Brotherhood, Life Member; Rabbi’s Torah Class (1982-present), Arts Troupe

Board of Directors, Northeast Council, Union of American Hebrew Congregations (1994-1998)

Delegate, 2002 World Zionist Congress

Board of Trustees, ARZA/World Union of Progressive Judaism, North America (1995-2003)

Klaal Israel Committee (1992-1994), Unity Mission Council (2001-2005), Synagogue Council of Massachusetts

CJP Genesis Forum charter member (1995-2019)

Members Council, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (2005-present)

Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action Advisory Committee (2021-present)

Class Chairman, Parents’ and Past Parents’ Fund Raising, Roxbury Latin School (1983-1999)

Boston Latin School – various Reunion and Fund Raising Committees; Fidelis Society

Harvard Class Committee and various Harvard Reunion Committees, Co-Chairperson of 60th Class Reunion

Class Marshall, Harvard 350th and various commencements

Military Service

U.S. Army Reserves (Capt.) ‑ 1968‑1970 – Military Intelligence Branch, Combat Service in Vietnam War, MACV (Bronze Star (m), RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm Font, RVN Dedicated Service Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal, RVN Police Honor Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Vietnam Service Medal with four battle stars)

Jewish War Veterans of America; Life Member;

National Commander (2019-2020) (Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion (2020)

National Advisory Committee (2022-present)

National Department of Veterans Affairs Liaison Officer (2020‑present)

National Judge Advocate (2013-2019); National Court President (2023-present), (Vice President 2010-2012) (2008-2013); National Executive Committee (2005-2008, 2013-present); National Vietnam Veterans Committee (Vice-Chairman 2007-2010) (2006-present);

Mass. Department (State) Commander (2005-2006); Wolfson Community Relations National Award (Dept.); 2014 Becker Award as “Outstanding JWVer” of the Year; Mass. Dept. Judge Advocate (2006-2013); Occasional Toastmaster, Annual Department “Classmates Today, Neighbors Tomorrow” Brotherhood Breakfast;

Post Commander (2015-2016) (Post Commander of the Year, Dept. Award); Trustee and Vietnam Veterans Coordinator (2002-2014), Newton-Brookline Post  #211 (Man of the Year 2011)

Jewish War Veterans Foundation, Trustee (2020-present)

National Museum of American Jewish Military History, General Counsel (2014-2019) Board of Directors (2019-present) and Life Member, Subject of 2022 exhibit “Jews in Vietnam War”

Vietnam Veterans of America, Life Member and book reviewer for VVA Veteran
Disabled American Veterans, Life Member
Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization (Class “Point Man” – 2023-present)
Chelsea Soldiers Home, Jewish Chapel Committee (various years and at present)

2006 National Security Seminar, U.S. Army War College, Carlyle, Pennsylvania
2007 Current Strategy Forum, U.S. Navy War College, Newport, Rhode Island
2009 National Security Forum, U.S. Air War College, Montgomery, Alabama

Sar-El (Volunteers for Israel), worked on an Israel Defense Force base in December 2015

Other Interests

Reading, Travel (50 states, 63 countries), Hiking, Kayaking, Theater (have seen all Shakespeare’s plays and participated in all of ShakespeareNow’s Sonnet-thons), Acting (16 amateur theatrical productions since 1995), Public Speaking, Article Writing, Independent Films, Opera, Art, Proust (Proust Society of America (2016-2020)), Running (three marathons), SCUBA Diving, Minor League Baseball and Boston Professional Sports Teams (have seen a major league baseball game in all 30 major league cities), Married over 50 years, two adult children, one foster granddog.