Ira is past chairman of the public utility law section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is a member of the Energy Bar Association and the Transportation Lawyers Association. He has been elected to The Best Lawyers in America and New Jersey Super Lawyers. Ira was selected by Best Lawyers as its Philadelphia Energy Lawyer of the Year for 2014.
Ira received his Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University in 1968, and his law degree from Georgetown University in 1971. He also received a Master of Laws in taxation from George Washington University in 1977.
Ira lives in Cherry Hill with his wife, Myrna.