Resources for Government Agencies

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 General Counsel
Gregory R. Baker Federal Election Commission Deputy General Counsel for Administration
Eric S. Benderson U.S. Small Business Administration Associate General Counsel for Litigation & Claims
Paige Bullard Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Managing Attorney
Brian Callanan U.S. Department of the Treasury Deputy General Counsel
Daniel Cohen U.S. Department of Energy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation & Energy Efficiency
Peter J. Constantine U.S. Department of Labor Associate Solicitor, Office of Legal Counsel
Anika S. Cooper Surface Transportation Board Attorney, Office of General Counsel
Peter B. Davidson U.S. Department of Commerce General Counsel
Elizabeth H. Dickinson U.S. Food & Drug Administration Senior Deputy Chief Counsel
Robert J. Girouard U.S. Office of Personnel Management Senior Counsel, Office of General Counsel
Richard J. Hipolit U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy General Counsel for Legal Policy
Janice L. Hoffman Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Associate General Counsel
Robert E. Keith U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Associate General Counsel; Children, Families and Aging Division, Office of the General Counsel
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Secretary of the Commission, Executive Secretary Branch
Paul S. Koffsky U.S. Department of Defense Performing the Duties of the DoD General Counsel
Alice M. Kottmyer U.S. Department of State Attorney Adviser
Hilary Malawer U.S. Department of Education Deputy General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Nadine N. Mancini Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission General Counsel
Christina E. McDonald U.S. Department of Homeland Security Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Office of the General Counsel
Mary E. McLeod Consumer Financial Protection Bureau General Counsel
Bao Nguyen Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Principal Deputy Chief Counsel
James C. Owens U.S. 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 M. Pollitzer U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs Division
Connor N. Raso U.S Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Counsel
Carrie F. Ricci U.S. Department of Agriculture Associate General Counsel for Marketing, Regulatory, & Food Safety Programs
Roxanne L. Rothschild National Labor Relations Board Executive Secretary
Jessica Salmoiraghi U.S. General Services Administration Associate Administrator of the Office of Government-wide Policy
Kelly P. Salzmann Social Security Administration Executive Director, Office of Appellate Operations
Jay R. Schwarz Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Senior Counsel, Legal Division
Alina M. Semo The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Office of Government Information Services Director
Carol Ann Siciliano U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Associate General Counsel
Kevin M. Simpson U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Associate General Counsel; Office of Finance, Procurement and Administrative Law
Stephanie J Tatham Office of Management and Budget Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
David A. Trissell Postal Regulatory Commission General Counsel
Beth Ann Williams U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy
Tyler J. Wood Federal Maritime Commission General Counsel
Kenny A. Wright Federal Trade Commission Legal Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Chin Yoo Federal Communications Commission Deputy Associate General Counsel

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