Marshall Jordan Breger

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Marshall Jordan Breger
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Spouse(s) Jennifer
Children Sarah and Esther
Residence Silver Spring, Maryland

Marshall Jordan Breger (August 14, 1946, New York City), was a member of the first board of the Legal Services Corporation, appointed by President Gerald Ford and serving from 1975 to 1978.[1] He was later appointed by President Ronald Reagan to [1] be Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States, an independent federal agency, succeeding Loren A. Smith.

Breger received B.A. and M.A., 1967, from University of Pennsylvania, a B.Phil., 1970, from Oriel College, Oxford University; and a J.D., magna cum laude 1973, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was an editor of the law review and a member of the Order of the Coif.

Breger is a professor of law at the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America. From 1993-95, he was a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.

During the administration of George H. W. Bush he served as Solicitor of Labor as the chief lawyer of the Labor Department where he had a staff of over 800. He served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Standards in 1992, with presidential designation.

From 1987 until 1989 he also served as an alternate delegate of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva. He also served as special assistant to President Reagan, and also as his liaison to the Jewish Community from 1982–1984.

In Fall 2002, Breger was the Lady Davis Fellow (Visiting Professor) of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In Fall 2003 he was Distinguished Sy-Cip Fulbright Lecturer in the Philippines.

He is a contributing columnist to Moment magazine and writes and speaks regularly on legal issues and is the author of over 25 law review articles in publications including the Stanford Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Duke Law Journal and North Carolina Law Review. He also published in periodicals (the Middle East Quarterly, the National Interest, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the New York Times). He has testified over thirty times before the Congress of the U.S. and subjects of his are alternate dispute resolution, administrative law, international law, and labor law.

Breger is a Republican and Vice-President of the Jewish Policy Center, a Jewish conservative think-tank.


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