Herbert L. Nudelman January 27, 1930- October 14, 2016 Herbert L. Nudelman, age 86, died on October 14, 2016 surrounded by his loving family, in El Cerrito, California. He leaves his wife of 61 years, Betty, his daughters Deborah, Judith (Ronald Sniderman), Jean (Richard Bock), three grandchildren:Sara and Rebecca Sniderman, Benjamin Bock, and two great granddaughters, Lila and Kora Mark. He also leaves a sister, Harriet Pearl, niece Nadine Bowlby and nephew Barry Zuckerman of Chicago. Born in Chicago, he was awarded scholarships to attend Roosevelt College and Northwestern Law School, graduating Order of the Coif. After his military service as a Judge Advocate during the Korean War, he practiced corporate law in Chicago, ultimately as a founding partner of Rudnick and Wolfe--which has become a global firm, DLA Piper. He was essential in the creation of their pro bono work and acted as mentor to many lawyers in the firm. Herbert and Betty moved to Healdsburg, California in 1984, where they led an active retirement, traveling widely and with deep and lasting involvement with many local causes, including the Sonoma County Land Trust and as Board member on the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. For the last 10 years, he lived with his wife in El Cerrito, and was actively involved in the local arts and music community. Herbert will be remembered for his unfailing kindness, generosity and loyalty, his wisdom and wry sense of humor, his active engagement in his community, and his deep love for his family.
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