Clifford P. Case III

Clifford P. Case III

Clifford P. Case III

Retired Counsel

2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8798, Fax: 212-732-3232
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Practice Description

Practice includes environmental, corporate, real estate, and tax-exempt organization matters. Environmental practice encompasses litigation, regulation and climate change, as well as environmental aspects of corporate transactions.


  • 1970 New York
  • 1972 U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 1972 U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • 1988 U.S. Court of Appeals , D.C. Circuit
  • 1990 U.S. District Courts, Northern and Western Districts of New York


  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (Board of Directors; Treasurer; Chair, Finance Committee)
  • Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (Board of Directors)
  • National Recycling Coalition, Inc. (Board of Directors, Honorary)
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association (Municipal and Environmental Law Sections)
  • Non-Profit Coordinating Committee of New York
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Negotiated Rulemaking Committee for All Appropriate Inquiry (Past Member)

Prior Experience

  • 1978-1994 Partner, Berle, Kass & Case, New York, New York
  • 1979 Counsel, New York State Assembly Subcommittee on Public Power
  • 1972-1976 Assistant Counsel, Associate Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, New York State Urban Development Corporation


  • A.B., 1966 Harvard College (magna cum laude)
  • J.D., 1969 Harvard Law School (cum laude)

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