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
Marian L. Zobler U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission General Counsel
Chin Yoo Federal Communications Commission Deputy Associate General Counsel
Miriam E. Vincent U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Staff Attorney, Legal Affairs and Policy Division, Office of the Federal Register
Daniel Vice U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs Division
David A. Trissell U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission General Counsel
Stephanie J. Tatham Office of Management and Budget Senior Policy Analyst and Attorney, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Miriam Smolen Federal Housing Finance Agency Senior Deputy General Counsel
Helen Serassio U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Associate General Counsel, Cross-Cutting Issues Law Office
Jay R. Schwarz Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Senior Counsel, Legal Division
Roxanne L. Rothschild National Labor Relations Board Executive Secretary
Mitchell E. Plave Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Mitchell E. Plave, Special Counsel
Raymond Peeler U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Associate Legal Counsel
Patrick Nagle Social Security Administration Chief Administrative Law Judge
Christina E. McDonald U.S. Department of Homeland Security Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Office of the General Counsel
Nadine N. Mancini Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission General Counsel
Hilary Malawer U.S. Department of Education Deputy General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Phillip J. Lindenmuth Internal Revenue Service Executive Counsel to the Chief Counsel in Office of Chief Counsel
Raymond A. Limon U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board Board Member
Jeremy Licht U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy General Counsel for Strategic Initiatives
Alice M. Kottmyer U.S. Department of State Attorney Adviser
Paul S. Koffsky U.S. Department of Defense Senior Deputy General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel (Personnel and Health Policy)
Burke W. Kappler Federal Trade Commission Attorney and Chief of Staff
Phillip C. Hughey Federal Maritime Commission General Counsel
Erica Sigmund Hough Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Deputy Associate General Counsel
Janice L. Hoffman Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Associate General Counsel
Richard J. Hipolit U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy General Counsel for Legal Policy
Gina K. Grippando U.S. International Trade Commission Assistant General Counsel for Administrative Law
Ami M. Grace-Tardy U.S. Department of Energy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency
Seth R. Frotman Consumer Financial Protection Bureau General Counsel
Hampton Y. Dellinger U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy
Scott A. de la Vega U.S. Department of the Interior Associate Solicitor for General Law
Anika S. Cooper Surface Transportation Board Deputy General Counsel
Peter J. Constantine U.S. Department of Labor Associate Solicitor, Office of Legal Counsel
Michael J. Cole Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel
Daniel Cohen U.S. Department of Transportation Assistant General Counsel for Regulation
Krystal J. Brumfield U.S. General Services Administration Associate Administrator for the Office of Government-wide Policy
Eric S. Benderson U.S. Small Business Administration Associate General Counsel for Litigation & Claims
Gregory R. Baker Federal Election Commission Deputy General Counsel for Administration
Samuel R. Bagenstos U.S. Department of Health & Human Services General Counsel
David J. Apol U.S. Office of Government Ethics General Counsel
James L. Anderson Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Deputy General Counsel, Supervision and Legislation Branch

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