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Submitted by David M. Pritzker on October 29, 2014 - 12:05 pm EDT

The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) was established by statute in 1964 as a means of bringing together the best thinking from the public and private sectors to find ways to improve the functioning of federal agency programs.  A full-time staff, currently only 15 people, works with a membership of approximately 100 senior government officials, academics, attorneys, and other experts, to research issues of administrative pr

Submitted by E. Donald Elliott on August 11, 2014 - 11:38 am EDT

This is a guest post authored by Charles Tyler and E. Donald ElliottMr.

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on October 22, 2013 - 6:11 pm EDT

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently introduced a new online tool, “eRegulations,” designed to make agency regulations easier to understand.  The pilot project uses CFPB's Electronic Fund Transfers rule (Regulation E), 12 C.F.R.

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on October 2, 2013 - 3:25 pm EDT

Today, the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) partially granted a petition for rulemaking by p

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Government Members

Namesort descending Organization Title
Joseph Aldy Harvard Kennedy School Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Scott G. Alvarez Federal Reserve Board General Counsel
Justin S. Antonipillai Department of Commerce Acting General Counsel
Steven J. Balla George Washington University Associate Professor,
Preeta D. Bansal Harvard Law School Visiting Scholar
Paul Bardos International Trade Commission Assistant General Counsel for Administration
Gary D. Bass Bauman Foundation Executive Director
Allison Beck Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Deputy Director for National & International Programs
Leland E. Beck Leland E. Beck, Esq. Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Jack M. Beermann Boston University School of Law Professor of Law
Bernard Bell Rutgers-Newark Law School Professor
Warren Belmar Capitol Counsel Group LLC Managing Director
Eric S. Benderson Small Business Administration Associate General Counsel for Litigation and Claims
Lenni B. Benson New York School of Law Law Professor
Jodie Bernstein Kelley Drye & Warren Of Counsel
Boris Bershteyn Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Partner
Krista Boyd U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Counsel (Minority)
Marshall J. Breger The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law Professor of Law
Emily S. Bremer
Stephen G. Breyer Supreme Court of the U.S. Associate Justice
Reeve T. Bull
Amy P. Bunk Office of the Federal Register Acting Director
Ronald A. Cass Cass & Associates, PC President
Charles Center Federal Labor Relations Authority Chief Administrative Law Judge
James Ming Chen Michigan State University Justin Smith Morrill Professor of Law
Betty Jo Christian Steptoe & Johnson LLP Partner
Kathleen Clark Washington University Law Professor
Cary Coglianese University of Pennsylvania Law School Edward B. Shils Professor of Law
Daniel Cohen Department of Energy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency
H. Clayton Cook Jr. Seward & Kissel LLP Counsel
John F. Cooney Venable LLP Partner
Curtis W. Copeland Retired (Former Specialist in American Government at the Congressional Research Service)
Steven Croley Department of Energy General Counsel
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Stanford University Director and Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies/Stanley Morrison Professor of Law & (by courtesy) Political Science
Elizabeth Dickinson Food and Drug Administration Chief Counsel
Viet D. Dinh Georgetown University Professor of Law and Co-Director, Georgetown Law Asia
Margaret Doane Nuclear Regulatory Commission General Counsel
Bridget C. E. Dooling Office of Management and Budget Policy Analyst
Tobias Dorsey U.S. Sentencing Commission Special Counsel
Susan E. Dudley Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University Research Professor
Kris E. Durmer General Services Administration General Counsel
Neil R. Eisner Retired (Former U.S. Department of Transportation Assistant General Counsel for Regulation and Enforcement)
E. Donald Elliott Yale Law School/Covington & Burling LLP Professor (adj) of Law/Senior of Counsel
Daniel R. Elliott Surface Transportation Board Chairman
Cynthia R. Farina Cornell Law School William G. McRoberts Research Professor in Administration of the Law
Chai R. Feldblum Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Commissioner
Fred F. Fielding Morgan Lewis & Bockius Partner
Michael A. Fitzpatrick General Electric Company Senior Counsel and Head of Regulatory Advocacy
Ronald S. Flagg Legal Services Corporation Vice President and General Counsel
Daniel Flores U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary Chief Counsel (Majority)
Jane Fountain University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
David C. Frederick Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C. Partner
Caroline Fredrickson American Constitution Society for Law and Policy President
Jody Freeman Harvard Law School Archibald Cox Professor of Law
Amy S. Friend Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel
H. Russell Frisby, Jr. Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP Partner
D. Randall Frye Association of Administrative Law Judges President
Meredith Fuchs Consumer Financial Protection Bureau General Counsel
Danielle Gray O’Melveny & Myers LLP Partner
Brian C. Griffin Clean Energy Systems, Inc. Chairman of the Board
Martin E. Gruen Center for Legal and Court Technology Deputy Director
Susan Tsui Grundmann Merit Systems Protection Board Chairman
Will A. Gunn Department of Veterans Affairs General Counsel
Gabrielle Guy
Charysse Hairston
Philip J. Harter Vermont Law School Scholar in Residence
Lisa Heinzerling Georgetown University Professor of Law
Michael E. Herz Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Arthur Kaplan Professor of Law and Co-Director, Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy
Janice Hoffman Department of Health and Human Services Associate General Counsel, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Division
Seth Jaffe Office of Government Ethics Chief of the Ethics Law and Policy Branch
Susan Jensen U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary Senior Counsel (Minority)
Elena Kagan Supreme Court of the U.S. Associate Justice
Paul D. Kamenar Washington Legal Foundation Senior Executive Counsel
John M. Kamensky IBM Center for the Business of Government Senior Fellow
Sally Katzen The Podesta Group; New York University School of Law Senior Advisor; Visiting Professor
Robert A. Katzmann U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Chief Judge
Brett M. Kavanaugh U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Circuit Judge
Edward Keable Department of the Interior Deputy Solicitor
Charles Kersey
Jean King Executive Office for Immigration Review Deputy General Counsel
Chris Kirkpatrick Commodity Futures Trading Commission Corporate Secretary
Alice Kottmyer Department of State Attorney Advisor for the Office of Management
Demetrios L. Kouzoukas United HealthCare Medicare & Retirement General Counsel
Harold J. Krent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Dean and Professor of Law
Fredric I. Lederer Center for Legal and Court Technology Chancellor Professor of Law and Director
Richard J. Leighton Keller and Heckman LLP Partner
Robert Lesnick Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Chief Administrative Law Judge
Ronald M. Levin Washington University School of Law William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law
Dan Levinson Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency Member (Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services)
David E. Lewis Vanderbilt University Professor, Department of Political Science
Jeffrey S. Lubbers American University Washington College of Law Professor of the Practice in Administrative Law
George W. Madison Sidley Austin LLP Partner
Nadine Mancini Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission General Counsel
Charles Maresca Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy Director of Interagency Affairs
Jerry L. Mashaw Yale Law School Sterling Professor of Law
Randolph J. May Free State Foundation President
Lesley K. McAllister University of San Diego School of Law Professor of Law
Christina E. McDonald Department of Homeland Security Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs
Elizabeth A.M. McFadden Department of Education Deputy General Counsel for Ethics, Legislative Counsel, and Regulatory Services
Shawne McGibbon
Shawne McGibbon
Mary C. McQueen National Center for State Courts President
Christopher J. Meade Department of the Treasury General Counsel
Nina Mendelson University of Michigan Law School Professor of Law
Gillian E. Metzger Columbia Law School Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law and Vice Dean
David Morris Michaels Occupational Safety and Health Administration Assistant Secretary
Stephanie A. Middleton The American Law Institute Deputy Director
Jeffrey P. Minear Judicial Conference of the United States Counselor to the Chief Justice
Scott Morris IIT College of Psychology Associate Dean and Professor
Alan B. Morrison The George Washington University Law School Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest & Public Service Law
Seth A. Nadler
Katie L. Nash Office of the Director of National Intelligence Associate General Counsel
Anne Joseph O'Connell UC Berkeley School of Law Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Research
David W. Ogden Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Partner
Funmi E. Olorunnipa
Nina Olson Internal Revenue Service Office of the National Taxpayer Advocate National Taxpayer Advocate
Theodore B. Olson Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Partner
Rebecca Orban Coast Guard Senior Attorney/Team Leader, Office of Regulations and Administrative Law
Suzanne Orenstein Udall Foundation, U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution Director, Washington D.C. Office
Richard Osterman Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Acting General Counsel
Lee Liberman Otis Federalist Society Senior Vice President
James T. O’Reilly University of Cincinnati School of Law Professor
Sallyanne Payton University of Michigan Law School William W. Cook Professor of Law
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. The George Washington University Law School Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law
S. Jay Plager U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Senior Circuit Judge
Susan A. Poling Government Accountability Office General Counsel
Alfred M. Pollard Federal Housing Finance Agency General Counsel
David M. Pritzker
David M. Pritzker
Arti K. Rai Duke University School of Law Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law; Co-Director of the Duke Law Center for Innovation and Policy
Edith Ramirez Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman
Timothy Reif Office of the U.S. Trade Representative General Counsel
Richard L. Revesz New York University School of Law Dean Emeritus and the Lawrence King Professor of Law
Richard L. Revesz Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law Faculty Director
Carrie F. Ricci Department of Agriculture Associate General Counsel for Marketing, Regulatory and Food Safety Programs
Alasdair S. Roberts Suffolk University Law School Rappaport Professor of Law and Public Policy
Thomasina V. Rogers Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Chairman
Jonathan Rose Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Emeritus Professor of Law and Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science & Innovation
Teresa Wynn Roseborough The Home Depot Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Jeffrey A. Rosen Kirkland & Ellis LLP Partner
Morton Rosenberg
Jim Rossi Vanderbilt University Law School Professor of Law
Jill Sayenga Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Deputy Director
Eugene Scalia Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Partner
Antonin Scalia Supreme Court of the U.S. Associate Justice
Bob Schiff National Labor Relations Board Chief of Staff
Lois J. Schiffer National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration General Counsel
William B. Schultz Department of Health and Human Services General Counsel
Jason A. Schwartz Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law Legal Director
Harry Seidman
Esa L. Sferra Bonistalli Former Senior Attorney/Team Leader, Coast Guard Office of Regulations and Administrative Law
Robert A. Shapiro Department of Labor Associate Solicitor
Stuart Shapiro Rutgers University Professor
Catherine M. Sharkey New York University School of Law Crystal Eastman Professor of Law
Anna W. Shavers ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Vice Chair
Jane C. Sherburne Sherburne PLLC Owner
David Shonka Federal Trade Commission Prinicipal Deputy General Counsel
Carol Ann Siciliano Environmental Protection Agency Associate General Counsel
Jonathan Siegel George Washington University Law School F. Elwood and Eleanor Davis Research Professor of Law
Kevin M. Simpson Department of Housing and Urban Development Principal Deputy General Counsel
Glenn E. Sklar Social Security Administration Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review
Anne K. Small Securities and Exchange Commission General Counsel
Lon Smith Internal Revenue Service National Counsel for Special Projects
Loren A. Smith U.S. Court of Federal Claims Senior Judge
Thomas W. Snook ABA National Conference of the Administrative Law Judiciary Member and Past Chair
Daniel Solomon Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference Member and Past President
Stanley Sporkin Retired (Former Judge for the U.S. District Court of Columbia)
Kenneth W. Starr Baylor University President
Gary Stern National Archives and Records Administration General Counsel
Max Stier Partnership for Public Service President and CEO
Peter L. Strauss Columbia Law School Betts Professor of Law
Alan Swendiman Immigration and Customs Enforcement Chief of Staff
Stephanie J. Tatham
Robert S. Taylor Department of Defense Principal Deputy General Counsel
Kathryn B. Thomson Department of Transportation General Counsel
Kate Comerford Todd U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President & Chief Counsel for Appellate Litigation
James J. Tozzi Center for Regulatory Effectiveness Member, Board of Directors
Stephanie Tsacoumis Consumer Product Safety Commission General Counsel
Elana J. Tyrangiel Department of Justice Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Kamala M. Vasagam Office of Personnel Management General Counsel
Paul R. Verkuil Administrative Conference of the United States Chairman
Paul R. Verkuil Administrative Conference of the United States Chairman
John Vittone Retired (Former Chief Judge of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Administrative Law Judges)
David Vladeck Georgetown University Law Center Professor of Law and Co-Director, Institute for Public Representation
Connie Vogelmann
Wendy E. Wagner University of Texas Law School Joe A. Worsham Centennial Professor
Helgi C. Walker Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, D.C. Partner
John M. Walker, Jr. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Senior Circuit Judge
Christy Walsh Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Special Counsel
Geovette Washington Office of Management and Budget General Counsel
William H. Webster Retired (Former Partner with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP)
Edward L. Weidenfeld The Weidenfeld Law Firm, P.C. Founder
Russell Wheeler Brookings Institution Visiting Fellow, Governance Studies
Matthew Lee Wiener
Richard E. Wiley Wiley Rein LLP Partner
Christine Williams Center for Legal and Court Technology Associate Director for Research, Entrepreneurship & Professional Education
Amber G. Williams
Stephen F. Williams U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Senior Circuit Judge
Melvin F. Williams Jr. Millennium Challenge Corporation Vice President/General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Stephen Wood National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Assistant Chief Counsel for Vehicle Rulemaking and Harmonization
Tyler Wood Federal Maritime Commission Deputy General Counsel
Allison M. Zieve Public Citizen Litigation Group Director

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