Sanford S. Neuman

2003 Distinguished Alumni

Sanford S. Neuman

Sanford S. Neuman, BS ’56, JD ’59, is the managing partner in the St. Louis firm of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, LC. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America. Past chairman of the Tax Section of the Bar Association of St. Louis, he has been in private practice in St. Louis since 1967.  Neuman serves on the School of Law’s National Council. He has also been an adjunct professor at the law school. 

After his education at Washington University and then at New York University School of Law, where he earned an LLM in taxation in 1961, Neuman worked as a trial attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service through 1966.

Neuman currently is president of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, as well as a member of its executive committee and its board of directors.  He also serves on the executive committees and boards of the Psychoanalytic Institute of St. Louis and the Jewish Community Center, as well as on the boards of the St. Louis Chamber Orchestra and Premier Performances.  He also served on the board of directors of the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy and the Jewish Center for the Aged. Additionally, Neuman was a member of the executive committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council, and he served as vice president and board member of the Central Agency for Jewish Education.

He and his wife, Rosalind J. Neuman, AB ’60, MA ’74, PhD ’81, have four children—Jeffrey, Bennett, Lawrence, and Shula—and two grandchildren.