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David Wertheim, Esq. ’79

Posted in: 2015, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

David Wertheim, Esq. ’79

David Wertheim is the vice president and general counsel for Ferrari, North America.  Wertheim graduated magna cum laude from Montclair State University in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in History. He continued his education at Seton Hall University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1984. After serving as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable John J. Geronimo, he became associated with the Newark firm of Mattson, Madden & Polito. In 1987, Wertheim became a staff attorney with Volvo Cars of North America, and in 1995, he rose to the position of deputy general counsel. In 2001, he became vice president and general counsel of Ferrari North America, the distributor of the world-renowned Ferrari automobiles in the Americas.

Wertheim has remained an active alumnus, having served on the board of the Alumni Association for many years, and in 2006, was presented with the Carpe Diem Award by President Susan A. Cole.

Bio as of May 2015