A graduate of Harvard College (’62) and Harvard Law School (’66), Haven Roosevelt is admitted to practice in the courts of New York and the Federal District Courts for the Southern District of New York the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of Alabama, the Second, Sixth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He was an associate with the New York law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft from 1966 through 1975, a partner with that firm from 1975 through 1995 and Counsel with that firm from 1995 through 1997. At Cadwalader, he concentrated in the fields of antitrust, commercial litigation and construction litigation involving major capital intensive projects. He has appeared before federal and state administrative bodies.
After 2002, he and his wife Bunny, moved to Dartmouth, MA where he is active in land conservation as an officer and Board member of the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT), in historic preservation and urban renewal with the Waterfront Historic Area League (WHALE), and in local politics as an elected Town meeting Member. In Dartmouth, he builds and paddles kayaks and leads paddle tours with the Appalachian Mountain Club. In 2002, he retired from his White Plains NY law firm, Roosevelt and Arfa, where he had practiced since 1997.
Haven and Bunny retain a keen interest in the Scholarship and have hosted a large number of scholars of the years.
We are very honoured to have Haven as the Patron of the Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Travelling Scholarship