David M. Pritzker

Special Counsel

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David M. Pritzker was the Deputy General Counsel of the Administrative Conference of the United States from 2010 to 2018. He returned to the Conference early in 2010 to assist the Chairman in re-establishing the agency.   In 2014, he was selected by the American Bar Association's Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice to receive the Mary C. Lawton Award for Outstanding Government Service. Until 1995, Mr. Pritzker served the Conference as a Senior Attorney Advisor.  Much of his work focused on the theory and practice of negotiated rulemaking and other alternative means of dispute resolution (ADR). From 1996 to 2010, Mr. Pritzker was a Senior Attorney at the General Services Administration’s Office of Government-wide Policy, where he worked principally on regulatory issues, capital planning and development of regulatory information systems, quality control, and performance measurement. 

Mr. Pritzker’s background includes a LEGIS Congressional Fellowship, serving as an attorney at the Federal Communications Commission, and teaching mathematics for 6 years at Wellesley and Brooklyn Colleges. His law degree is from Cornell University, and he earned a Master’s degree in mathematics from Brandeis and a B.A. from Yale.