September 5, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Marshall Jordan Breger to be Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States for the term of 5 years. He would succeed Loren A. Smith.

Since December 1983 Mr. Breger has been serving as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison with specific responsibility for liaison with the academic and the Jewish community. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Breger was associated with the New York Law School as an associate professor of law, from which institution he is presently on leave. In 1982 - 1983 he was a visiting and then a senior fellow in legal policy at the Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC. In 1980 he was a member of the Reagan-Bush transition team. Mr. Breger has taught law at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and the University of Texas Law School. In 1975 - 1978 he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. In 1981 he served as visiting professor of law at the Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., M.A., 1967; J.D., 1973) and received a B.Phil. (Oxon) degree in 1970 from Oriel College, Oxford University. Mr. Breger is married to the former Jennifer Anne Stern, and they have one daughter. He was born August 14, 1946, in New York City.