Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman: news
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1965
Radcliffe College, 1962
magna cum laude
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Cir.
U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
Holtzman Returns to Watergate in Documentary
April 18, 2013 -- City & State
The magazine, dedicated to city and state politics in New York, reported on the premiere of a new documentary by Robert Redford entitled All the President's Men Revisited which features Herrick, Feinstein Government Relations Group co-chair and former U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman.
Holtzman Amendment: A Commitment to Removal of Nazi Perpetrators
April 4, 2013 -- New York Law Journal
Elizabeth Holtzman served as Congresswoman from New York's 16th District from 1973-1981 and was Chair of the Immigration Subcommittee from 1978-1981. She was the first member of Congress to expose the presence of Nazi war criminals living in the United States and the government's inaction in their presence, and led the fight to bring them to justice.
July 9, 2011 -- NY 1
Liz Holtzman appeared on the show “Close Up,” which initially aired on Saturday night at 10 and was run again on Sunday morning. Among other topics, Liz discussed the Congressional seat vacated by Anthony Weiner and the special election to fill it as well as a then-and-now look at Congress from when she served and the present.
Eagle of Justice
April 18, 2011 -- Legal Bisnow
This online publication covering the legal profession profiles Elizabeth Holtzman and examines her career -- as Brooklyn District Attorney, New York City Comptroller, and four-term member of Congress -- and her current events as co-chair of our government relations practice. This item notes that she has been a leading activist on issues relating to the deportation of Nazis and is lobbying for legislation that would allow women with genetic diseases, such as breast cancer, to have access to genetic testing without the risk of infringing on patents.
Former Staten Island Rep. Michael McMahon joins Herrick, Feinstein law firm
April 7, 2011 -- silive.com, the Staten Island Advance's on-line edition
The arrival at Herrick, Feinstein of Michael McMahon, who represented Staten Island in Congress -- and earlier on the New York City Council -- is noted here. The story also notes that Kevin Fullington, former counsel to former Staten Island councilman James Oddo and Mayor Bloomberg's former liaison to the city council, is co-chair of the firm's government relations practice group. It also mentions that, together with Elizabeth Holtzman, Mike makes Herrick the city's only law firm with two former members of Congress.
Where Are They Now?
April 6, 2011 -- City Room, the blog of The New York Times
Michael McMahon's arrival at Herrick -- where he joins Kevin Fullington, former mayoral liaison to the City Council, and fellow former U.S. Representative Elizabeth Holtzman -- is noted here. The story notes that Herrick is apparently the only New York City law firm with two former members of Congress among its attorneys, and notes that Mike McMahon will be practicing in our government relations group.
Mike McMahon Gets A New Gig
April 6, 2011 -- The New York Observer's political blog, PolitickerNY
This item notes that former Congressman Michael E. "Mike" McMahon has joined Herrick, Feinstein's government relations practice which, with Elizabeth Holtzman, is the only one in New York City with two former members of Congress. Also mentioned is Kevin Fullington, co-chair of the practice group and former mayoral liaison to the city council.
Former NY Rep. Michael McMahon Joins Law Firm
April 6, 2011 -- Daily Politics, the on-line blog of New York Daily News
Michael McMahon's arrival at Herrick, Feinstein, where he will practice in the government relations group alongside fellow former member of Congress Elizabeth Holtzman and former mayoral liaison to the New York City Council, Kevin Fullington, is noted here. This item also points out that Herrick is the only New York City law firm with two former U.S. representatives on its roster of attorneys.
Wise Guys Show
February 2011 -- NY1
Liz Holtzman made two appearances on the “Wise Guys Show.” She was joined by former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato and former State Comptroller Carl McCall to discuss the state and federal budget fight and other issues.
Report Details Ties Between US And Ex-Nazis
December 11, 2010 -- Associated Press & NPR
Liz Holtzman is quoted in “Report Details Ties Between US And Ex-Nazis,” an article about declassified CIA files that indicate that US intelligence officials went to great lengths to protect a Ukrainian fascist leader and suspected Nazi collaborator from prosecution after World War II. Liz says that releasing the files is a mark of governmental and national courage.
Shirley Sherrod and the Dark History of Baker County
July 22, 2010 -- Huffington Post
Elizabeth Holtzman, who as a law student in the Sixties worked with a civil rights lawyer in racially charged cases in southwest Georgia, describes what the atmosphere was like in Baker County and why, in her view, Shirley Sherrod is a hero.
CRE Clarifies Its Fed Request
December 23, 2008 -- GlobeSt.com
Elizabeth Holtzman analyzes the obstacles that commercial real estate entities might face -- and how they might overcome them -- as they seek federal rescue money to prop up their flagging industry.
Gov. blasts all-male slate for chief judge
December 3, 2008 -- Crain's New York Daily Alert
Elizabeth Holtzman supports Governor Paterson for criticizing a nominating commission that did not include any women on its seven-person list of possible candidates for chief judge of the Court of Appeals. State law requires the governor to choose a chief judge from among those nominated by the commission, and the governor -- and Liz -- expressed dismay that the commission did not include any women.
Politics Threaten Federal Rescue Plan
September 25, 2008 -- GlobeSt.com
Elizabeth Holtzman is quoted in a story on the $700 billion plan to rescue struggling Wall Street firms, opining that Congressional insistence on oversight, transparency and possible judicial review is necessary and not driven by partisan politics.
Stringer Honors Holtzman
March 25, 2008 -- Daily News
Elizabeth Holtzman is the subject of an article noting that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer honored her as part of the celebration of Women’s History Month.
Two More Co-Chairs for Carrion
March 6, 2008 -- The New York Observer
Elizabeth Holtzman is the subject of an article about her serving as co-chair of Adolfo Carrion's campaign for city comptroller.
Women of Congress Honored
March 11, 2008 -- United States Association for Former Members of Congress
Elizabeth Holtzman was honored, together with current and former women members of Congress, at the United States Association for Former Members of Congress’ 11th Annual Statesmanship Award Dinner.
Grandmother Fights for Nazi-stolen Art
February 20, 2008 -- The Journal News
Elizabeth Holtzman is quoted in an article about attempts by her client Martha Nierenberg to reclaim family paintings that were stolen by the Nazis.
Wings of Justice
February 13, 2008 -- WingsOfJustice.com
Elizabeth Holtzman is honored with BuzzFlash.com's Wings of Justice Award.
January 13, 2008 -- ABC
Elizabeth Holtzman discusses why women should vote for Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.
Joe Scarborough Show
July 3 and July 9, 2007 -- MSNBC
Elizabeth Holtzman appeared on the “Joe Scarborough Show” to discuss impeachment and the White House’s invocation of its executive privilege.
Jewish Women of Congress Recognized
April 2007 -- National Jewish Democratic Council
Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman was honored by the National Jewish Democratic Council at a ceremony recognizing the eight sitting Jewish women members of the House of Representatives. Representatives Nita Lowey, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Allison Schwartz attended and received awards.
Bill Rips Times' Hill Bashing
March 16, 2007 -- New York Post
Elizabeth Holtzman is mentioned for having attended a fundraiser for Hilary Clinton at the apartment of prominent mortgage executive Keith Kantrowitz.