Seth Adam Kaplan, 54, of Larchmont died suddenly on August 1, 2009. He was the devoted husband of Barbara Lewis Kaplan, loving father of Julia and Ben, beloved son of Ruth and Irving of Hackensack, NJ, dear brother of Elizabeth and Jack (Gabriela), brother-in-law of Bonnie and Michael Rodney, uncle of Elizabeth, Emily and Leo.
A native of Teaneck, NJ, Seth was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College ’77 and Rutgers Law School. He was a distinguished partner for 22 years at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz. After retiring from the firm, he became a board member of Energy East Corporation and taught Mergers and Acquisitions Law at Rutgers Law School. Seth was currently co-president of the Emelin Theater in Mamaroneck, NY and member of the Board of Trustees of Larchmont Temple. Seth started his career as a newspaper reporter at the Bergen Record. He loved reading, golf, yoga, music, especially Bob Dylan, politics, the Yankees and life.
We mourn the loss of a brilliant, beautiful person who gave so much to his family, friends and community. Donations can be made to the Emelin Theater in Mamaroneck.