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July 10, 2005
Kenneth Feinberg
Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund, Former Special Master
Kenneth Feinberg BIO:
Managing Partner & Founder (in 1993) of the Feinberg Group, a law firm specializing in the negotiated resolution of complex legal disputes, located in Washington, D.C.

· Appointed by the Attorney General of the United States to serve as the Federal Special Master of the Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. In this capacity, he developed & promulgated the Regulations governing the administration of the Fund & administered all aspects of the program, such as evaluating applications, determining appropriate compensation & disseminating awards.
· Member of Presidential Advisory Commission on Human Radiation Experiments (1994-95); Presidential Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents (1989-90) & the Carnegie Commission Task Force on Science and Technology in Judicial and Regulatory Decision Making (1989-93).
· Partner at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler (1980-93)
· Administrative Assistant to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (1977-79)
· Special Counsel, United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary (1975-80)
· Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York (1972-75)
· Law Clerk for Chief Judge Stanley H. Fuld, NY State Court of Appeals (1970-72). · Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, University of Pennsylvania Law School, New York University School of Law, the University of Virginia Law School and Columbia Law School.
· Also been Court-Appointed Special Settlement Master, mediator and arbitrator in thousands of disputes involving such issues as Agent Orange product liability, mass torts, breach of contract, antitrust and civil RICO violations, civil fraud, product liability, insurance coverage, and various commercial and environmental matters.
· Also one of three arbitrators selected to determine the fair market value of the original Zapruder film of the Kennedy assassination and was one of two arbitrators selected to determine the allocation of legal fees in the Holocaust slave labor litigation.

B.A. cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1967 and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1970, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review.

· author of numerous articles and essays on mediation, mass torts and other matters.

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Info: He discusses his work administering the fund created by Congress for the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks. He is also the author of a new book, "What is Life Worth?: The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11."

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