U.S. Army, 1862-1863
Private practice, New York City, 1865-1875, 1916-1924
Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1875-1884
Corporation counsel, New York City, 1884-1887
Referee in chancery, New York City, 1919
Nominated to U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit, December 20, 1887; nomination withdrawn by president, February 27, 1888
Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.