Howard T. Rosen, 86, of Naples, Fla., died May 23, 2014. He was a longtime resident of Millburn and South Orange.
Mr. Rosen clerked for New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Nathan Jacobs before joining the firm of Clapp and Eisenberg. He went on to found his own firm, Rosen, Gelman and Weiss, specializing in utilities regulation, and served as chair of the Public Utilities Section of the New Jersey Bar Association.
He graduated from Irvington High School, Syracuse University, and Harvard Law School.
Active in political and civic affairs, he was a life member of the Uniform Laws Commission and was appointed a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations General Assembly by President Jimmy Carter. He also served as chair of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest and the Committee for a Responsible Legislature of New Jersey.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Selma; two sons, James and Jon; his daughter, Amy; a brother, Mark; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service was held May 30 at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, South Orange. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Family Service of MetroWest or Community Food Bank of New Jersey.