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McKinney professor emeritus Harold Greenberg dies

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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor emeritus Harold Greenberg died Tuesday. Family funeral services were to take place Friday, and a memorial celebration will be scheduled later.

“The McKinney School of Law is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Harold Greenberg,” McKinney Dean Andrew R. Klein said in a statement. “We remember him as a wonderful friend, a great teacher, and someone who cared deeply about the school and its students. I know he will be missed by everyone in our community who had the good fortune of being his colleague.”

Greenberg taught at McKinney from 1977 until 2011 after 12 years as an associate and partner in the litigation department of a Philadelphia law firm, according to his IU McKinney School of Law biography. He also was a law clerk to former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Samuel J. Roberts.

Active in professional and community organizations, Greenberg served on the executive committee of the Sports and Entertainment Law Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association and produced numerous plays for Footlite Musicals, where he served on the board of directors.

According to his obituary, Greenberg also was the director of the International Law program in Lille, France, for several summers and was a visiting professor of law in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla.

 

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  • Sad news
    Professor Greenburg was one of the best instructors I had in law school. He was a great teacher and I looked forward to his classes. He left his mark on this world.

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