Administrative Conference Appoints New Public Members and Senior Fellows

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Administrative Conference Appoints New Public Members and Senior Fellows
Renowned Experts Will Work to Improve the Administrative Process

Washington, D.C., August 2, 2023—The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) today announced the appointment of seven new public members and six new senior fellows.

Public Members:

  • Nicholas Bagley, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
  • Arjun Garg, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP
  • Emily Hammond, Glen Earl Weston Research Professor, The George Washington University Law School
  • Paul J. Ray, Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
  • Cheryl M. Stanton, Chief Legal & Government Affairs Officer, BrightStar Care
  • Louis J. Virelli III, Professor of Law, Stetson University College of Law
  • Susan Webb Yackee, Director and Collins-Bascom Professor of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs

Senior Fellows:

  • Jack M. Beermann, Professor of Law and Harry Elwood Warren Scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Emily S. Bremer, Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Kristin E. Hickman, McKnight Presidential Professor in Law, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Harlan Albert Rogers Professor in Law, and Associate Director, Corporate Institute, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Aaron L. Nielson, Professor of Law, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • Victoria F. Nourse, Ralph V. Whitworth Professor in Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Adam J. White, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

ACUS Chair Andrew Fois made the following statement about the appointments,” ACUS warmly welcomes these distinguished new members and Senior Fellows. We are grateful to them for volunteering their time and expertise in the service of ACUS’s important mission to improve administrative procedure for the benefit of the American people. ACUS is lucky to have them.”

About ACUS

The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent, non-partisan federal agency within the executive branch dedicated to improving administrative law and federal regulatory processes. It conducts applied research, and provides expert recommendations and other advice, to improve federal agency procedures. Its membership is composed of senior federal officials, academics, and other experts from the private sector. Since 1968, ACUS has issued hundreds of recommendations, published reports and reference guides, and organized forums to improve the efficiency, adequacy, and fairness of administrative processes such as rulemaking and adjudication. Many have resulted in reforms by federal agencies, the President, Congress, and the Judicial Conference of the United States. Learn more at


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