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James Franklin Rill

James Franklin Rill, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1959. Trustee emeritus Bullis School, Potomac, Maryland Served to 1st lieutenant artillery Army of the United States, 1954-1956. Fellow: American Bar Foundation; member: American Bar Association (antitrust law section, past chairman), District of Columbia Bar Association, Loudoun Valley Club, Metropolitan Club, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Rill, James Franklin was born on March 4, 1933 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of John Columbus and Frances Eleanor (Hill) Rill.

  • Education

    • Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts, 1954). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1959).

    Career

    • Worked at Collier, Shannon, Rill & Scott, PLLC (Washington, DC) specializing in Antitrust, Trade Regulation. Admitted to the bar, 1959, District of Columbia and United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

      1965, United States. Supreme Court. Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, United States. Department of Justice, 1989-1992.

      Public Member, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1992-1994. Member, Department of State Advisory Committee on International Investment, 1992—. Member, Advisory Panel on Office of Technology Assessment of Multinational Firms and the United States.

      Technology Base, 1992—. Council Principal, The Council for Excellence in Government. Member: The District of Columbia Bar.

      Bar Association of the District of Columbia. American Bar Association (Chairman, 1987-1988. Chairman-Elect, 1986-1987.

      Finance Officer, 1984-1986. Council Member, 1981-1984 and Chairman, Robinson-Patman Committee, 1978-1981, Antitrust Section). Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Member, Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC), Competition Law and Policy Committee, 1992—).

    Membership

    Member, Department of State Advisory Committee on International Investment, 1992—. Member, Advisory Panel on Office of Technology Assessment of Multinational Firms and the United States. Technology Base, 1992—.

    Council Principal, The Council for Excellence in Government. Member: The District of Columbia Bar. Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

    American Bar Association (Chairman, 1987-1988. Chairman-Elect, 1986-1987. Finance Officer, 1984-1986.

    Council Member, 1981-1984 and Chairman, Robinson-Patman Committee, 1978-1981, Antitrust Section). Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Member, Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC), Competition Law and Policy Committee, 1992—).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Laws, June 14, 1957. Children: James Franklin, Roderick M.
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