First White House lawyer, Bernard Nussbaum, dies at 84, Net worth

Bernard Nussbaum was the first attorney to represent the White House and served as President Bill Clinton’s first White House counsel.

Mr. Nussbaum was an American attorney, best known for being President Bill Clinton‘s White House counsel.

Bernard Nussbaum: First White House lawyer dies

The news of Bernard Nussbaum has led an honorable tribute for him all over the internet as he was the first White House counsel under  Bill Clinton’s presidency. He was involved in important personnel and policy issues facing the administration during his time as President Bill Clinton’s first White House Counsel.

Sadly, He died in his Manhattan home on March 13, 2022, where he was reared by his parents. Along with his family, he died peacefully. He died of heart illness, which he had been suffering from for years. We do not, however, have any specific information about his heart condition. We’ll keep you updated on his cause of death as soon as we have further information from a reliable source.

Bernard Nussbaum’s Age, Family, and Early Life

Bernard Nussbaum was born on March 23, 1937, in New York City, USA. He was 84 years old at the time of his death. His parents were immigrants from Poland. We do not have any names of his parents however we were able to retrieve information regarding their occupations.

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Initially, his parents worked together in garment factories, and his father later joined the garment workers’ labor union, the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union. He grew up in the lower east side of Manhattan because that was where most of his family’s immigrants lived at the time.

Bernard Nussbaum’s Career, what was his profession?

He was sworn in as an Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York in 1962. For more than three years, he worked as a federal prosecutor and tried a number of high-profile criminal cases. Nussbaum joined a New York legal practice in 1966. Nussbaum sought a seat in the New York State Legislature in 1968.

Robert Morgenthau’s campaign for Governor of New York was managed by Nussbaum in 1970. In the Democratic primary election of 1972, Nussbaum represented Elizabeth Holtzman, who had defeated senior U.S. Representative Emanuel Celler, who was the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee at the time, by just over 600 votes. Nussbaum represented the Comptroller of the City of New York throughout the city’s fiscal crisis in the mid-1970s.

In addition, he taught trial practice seminars at Columbia Law School to third-year law students. When he was appointed Counsel to the President of the United States in 1993, Nussbaum departed his law business once more. He was involved in important personnel and policy issues facing the administration during his time as President Bill Clinton’s first White House Counsel.

Nussbaum most recently served on the Board of Trustees of New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center, which includes seven large hospitals and a prestigious medical school.

Which school and college did he go to?

He attended neighborhood public schools and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1951. He graduated in 1954 with a BA from Columbia University and later joined Harvard University and graduated with his Doctor degree.

Bernard Nussbaum’s Net worth, How much does he earn?

It is not known how much money he is worth as it is very difficult to find out about him as nothing about his income has been discussed in public.

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We will be updating about his net worth once we get to know about his income.

Bernard Nussbaum’s Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married twice his lifetime. His wife Toby, with whom he had been married for 42 years, died of pancreatic cancer in January 2006. They met in 1958, while she was a Brandeis University undergraduate and he was a first-year law student at Harvard.

bernard nussbaum wife

Nussbaum married Nancy Kuhn, a fundraiser for political and humanitarian groups, in December 2008.He was the father of three children.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Bernard Nussbaum’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourBrown
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Bernard Nussbaum’s should be knows 

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Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseNancy Kuhn

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