Pertschuk, Michael, 1933-....

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1933-01-22

Biographical notes:

Federal trade commissioner, lawyer, and lobbyist.

From the description of Michael Pertschuk papers, 1949-2002 (bulk 1977-2001). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983028

Biographical Note

  • 1933, Jan. 12: Born, London, England
  • 1954: B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Married, Carleen Joyce Dooley (divorced 1976)
  • 1954 - 1956 : First lieutenant, artillery, United States Army
  • 1957: Assistant in instruction, Yale University Law School, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1959: LL.D., J.D., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Admitted to Oregon bar
  • 1959 - 1960 : Law clerk for United States District Court Judge Gus O. Solomon, Portland, Oreg.
  • 1960 - 1962 : Associate in law firm, Hart, Rockwood, Davies, Biggs & Strayer, Portland, Oreg.
  • 1962 - 1964 : Legislative assistant, Senator Maurine B. Neuberger of Oregon
  • 1964 - 1968 : Consumer counsel, Senate Commerce Committee
  • 1968 - 1977 : Chief counsel, staff director, Senate Commerce Committee
  • 1977: Married Anna Sofaer
  • 1977 - 1981 : Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
  • 1981 - 1984 : Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • 1982: Published Revolt Against Regulation: The Rise and Pause of the Consumer Movement. Berkeley: University of California Press
  • 1984 - : Codirector, Advocacy Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • 1984 - 1985 : Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
  • 1986: Published Giant Killers. New York: Norton
  • 1989: Published with Wendy Schaetzel The People Rising: The Campaign Against the Bork Nomination. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press
  • 2001: Published Smoke in Their Eyes: Lessons in Movement Leadership from the Tobacco Wars. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt University Press

From the guide to the Michael Pertschuk Papers, 1949-2002, (bulk 1977-2001), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Trade regulation
  • Transportation--Law and legislation--United States
  • Medical care--Law and legislation--United States
  • Transportation--Law and legislation
  • Citizens' associations
  • Food law and legislation
  • Tobacco--Law and legislation
  • Tobacco--Law and legislation--United States
  • Food law and legislation--United States
  • Tobacco industry--United States
  • Public interest
  • Antitrust law
  • Lobbying
  • Trade regulation--United States
  • Energy industries--Law and legislation--United States
  • Tobacco industry
  • Consumer protection
  • Energy industries--Law and legislation
  • Public interest--United States
  • Medical care--Law and legislation

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Lobbyists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)