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The Administrative Conference provides many resources for other government agencies. The most relevant items from across our website are available here.

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Submitted by Jeremy Graboyes on March 7, 2019 - 5:09 pm EST

After two years of extensive deliberations and public input, ACUS recently released substantial revisions to its Model Adjudication Rules (MARs).

Submitted by Jeremy Graboyes on February 25, 2019 - 9:58 am EST

ACUS initiatives promote efficiency, participation, and fairness in the administration of federal programs, and this winter, we’ve been busy revising and publishing several of our sourcebooks on administrative procedure. 

Submitted by Harry M. Seidman on December 8, 2016 - 8:03 pm EST

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December 8, 2016


Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on April 1, 2015 - 12:40 pm EDT

The Office of the Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States has released its report to the Social Security Administration on Evaluating Subjective Symptoms in Disability Claims.  The report and appendices can be found on the project page, at  Executive Director Matthew Lee Wiener and Attorney Advisor Stephanie Tat

Submitted by David M. Pritzker on October 29, 2014 - 8:05 am 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


Documents for Government Agencies

Government Members

Name Organization Title
David J. Apol Office of Government Ethics Acting Director
Gregory R. Baker Federal Election Commission Deputy General Counsel for Administration
Eric S. Benderson Small Business Administration Associate General Counsel for Litigation and Claims
Paige Bullard Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Managing Attorney
Brian Callanan Department of the Treasury Deputy General Council
Daniel Cohen Department of Energy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency
Peter Constantine Department of Labor Associate Solicitor for Legal Counsel
Anika Cooper Surface Transportation Board Attorney, Office of General Counsel
Peter Davidson Department of Commerce General Counsel
Elizabeth Dickinson Food and Drug Administration Chief Counsel
Robert Girouard Office of Personnel Management Senior Counsel in the Office of General Counsel
Richard J. Hipolit Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy General Counsel for Legal Policy
Janice Hoffman Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Associate General Counsel,
Robert Keith Department of Health and Human Services Associate General Counsel for the Children, Families and Aging Division
Chris Kirkpatrick Commodity Futures Trading Commission Corporate Secretary
Paul Koffsky Department of Defense Performing the Duties of the DoD General Counsel
Alice Kottmyer Department of State Attorney Advisor for the Office of Management
Clara E. Kuehn International Trade Commission Attorney Advisor
Juliette Lillie Department of the Interior Director – Office of the Executive Secretariat and Regulatory Affairs
Hilary Malawer Department of Education Deputy General Counsel
Nadine Mancini Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission General Counsel
Christina E. McDonald Department of Homeland Security Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs
Mary McLeod Consumer Financial Protection Bureau General Counsel
James Owens Department of Transportation Deputy General Counsel
William G. Perry Occupational Safety and Health Administration Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance
Alfred M. Pollard Federal Housing Finance Agency General Counsel
Patricia Pollitzer Consumer Product Safety Commission Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of General
Connor Raso Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Counsel
Carrie F. Ricci Department of Agriculture Associate General Counsel for Marketing, Regulatory, and Food Safety Programs
Mark Robbins Merit Systems Protection Board Board Member
Roxanne Rothschild National Labor Relations Board Executive Secretary
Jessica Salmoiraghi General Services Administration Associate Administrator of the Office of Government-wide Policy
Kelly Salzmann Social Security Administration Executive Director, Office of Appellate Operations
Jay R. Schwarz Federal Reserve Board Senior Counsel
Alina Semo National Archives and Records Administration OGIS Director
Carol Ann Siciliano Environmental Protection Agency Associate General Counsel
Kevin M. Simpson Department of Housing and Urban Development Principal Deputy General Counsel
Stephanie J Tatham Office of Management and Budget Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
David Trissell Postal Regulatory Commission General Counsel
Beth Williams Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General
Tyler Wood Federal Maritime Commission General Counsel
Kenny A. Wright Federal Trade Commission Legal Counsel
Charles Yi Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation General Counsel
Chin Yoo Federal Communications Commission Deputy Associate General Counsel

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