Robert K. Lifton

ROBERT K. LIFTON is Chairman and CEO of Medis Technologies Ltd. In
addition to a broad range of interests in the real estate, finance, and
entertainment fields, Mr. Lifton was a Founder, past President and
Director of Preferred Health Care, Ltd., and President of Team America
Inc., the US national soccer team. He is also an Officer and Director of
a number of other privately held companies. He is a Director and member
of the Executive and Investment Committees of Bank Leumi, USA and
Director of Leumi Investments, Inc. After serving as an Officer in the
Navy Supply Corps, Mr. Lifton was an Associate Attorney with Kaye,
Scholer, Fierman, Hays and Handler from 1955 to 1956. In 1956 he began
extensive real estate activities with his present partner. In 1961 he
organized, again with his partner, The Transcontiental Investing
Corporation, with Mr. Lifton serving as its President until 1968. He was
then Chairman of the Board until its merger in 1972. He was Chairman of
Security Mortgage Investors, a publicly owned REIT. From 1972 to 1978 he
was Visiting Lecturer in Law at both the Columbia Law School and Yale
Law School where he taught basic and advanced courses in real estate and
real estate financing. Mr. Lifton holds a BBA degree from the School of
Business Administration, City University of New York. In 1951 he
received an LLB degree from Yale Law School, where he was a member of
the Order of the Coif and Note Editor of The Yale Law Journal. He was
admitted to the New York Bar in 1952. In June 1992, he received a degree
of Doctor of Philosophy, Honors Causa from Bar-Ilan University in
Israel. Mr. Lifton is listed in Who’s Who in America.

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Robert Lifton - Medis Technologies Ltd (mdtl)
December 09, 2002