Laurence Hirsch Silberman

Personal

Birthday: 
1935
Birthplace: 
York, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army private, 1957-1958
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1961-1967
Lecturer, University of Hawaii Law School, 1962-1963
Attorney, Appellate Division, National Labor Relations Board, 1967-1969
Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, 1969-1970
Undersecretary of labor, 1970-1973
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1973-1974, 1978-1979, 1983-1985
Deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1974-1975
Ambassador to Yugoslavia, U.S. Department of State, 1975-1977
President`s special envoy on International Labor Organization Affairs, 1976
American Enterprise Institute, 1977-1985; senior fellow, 1977-1978; visiting fellow, 1978-1985
Executive vice president of strategic planning, Legal and Government Affairs, Crocker National Bank, San Francisco, California, 1979-1983
Faculty, Georgetown University Law Center, 1987- ; adjunct professor of law, 1987-1999; distinguished visitor from the judiciary, 2000-
Co-chair, President`s Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, 2004-2005

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1957
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1961

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/28/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/1/2000
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