David Rapaport
David Rapaport

Service Information

When Sunday, January 15th, 2012 1:00pm Officiating Rabbi Jeffrey Sirkman Location Westchester Hills Cemetery Address 400 Saw Mill River Road Hasting-on-Hudson, NY 10706

Obituary of David Rapaport

RAPAPORT, David January 13, 2012, age 67, of cancer. Deeply cherished and beloved son of Florence and the late Joseph Rapaport; dearly loved father of Jill Glist (Adam), Jonathan (Sarah), and Cary; grandfather to Saul and Lukas Glist and Fox Rapaport. Also survived by sister Lise (Seamus McCaffery). A 1966 magna cum laude graduate of Yale College, David received his LL.B. in 1969 from the U. of Penn. Law School. He was a member of the Massachusetts and New York Bars, and the Past President of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association. One of the preeminent employment lawyers in Boston, David was a shareholder at Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C. at the time of his death. Prior to that, he headed Rapaport and Rapaport, and the litigation departments at two Boston firms. David also served as an A.D.A. in Manhattan's Homicide Division, and clerked for the Hon. Levin H. Campbell on both the U. S. Dist. Ct. for the Dist. of Mass. and the U. S. Ct. of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. David taught trial practice at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop for the past 34 years, and was a frequent lecturer on employment law and trial practice. He was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer each year from 2004 through 2011, and one of the Best Lawyers in America from 2009 through 2011. Interment was private.
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