In Memoriam: Anthony Gooch ’63, LLM ’64, 1937-2017

Anthony “Tony” Gooch ’63, LLM ’64, a retired partner of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, passed away on January 24 at age 79. A graduate and lifelong dedicated supporter of the Law School’s Root-Tilden-Kern Program, Gooch met NYU Law Trustee Florence A. Davis ’79 at a luncheon and later learned they were both RTK alums. Gooch and Davis were married in 2009. Gooch had an illustrious career, spending 40 years working in Cleary Gottlieb’s Paris, Brussels, Rio de Janeiro, and New York o ces. After his retirement, he returned to school, earning a master’s in international affairs from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs in 2005. During his retirement, Gooch also served as director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and as a member of the Rockefeller University Council, and spent time informally advising current NYU Law students. 

Posted September 1, 2017