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Peter Oliver Safir

Peter Oliver Safir, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1973, District of Columbia 1975. Member of American Bar Association (food and drug law section).

Background

  • Safir, Peter Oliver was born on April 1, 1945 in New York City. Son of Marshall Phillip and Gladys (Weissberger) Safir.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in History, Princeton University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1972.

    Career

    • Associate Breed, Abbott & Morgan, New York City, 1972—1975, Kleinfeld Kaplan & Becker, Washington, 1975—1978, partner, 1979—2002, Covington & Burling, Washington, since 2002, co-chairman, Food & Drug Regulatory Practice Group. Professor lecturer food and drug law George Washington University Law School, since 1991. With United States Army, 1968-1971.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1973, District of Columbia 1975.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional, trade, and law journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (food and drug law section).

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Beskind, January 2, 1983. Children: Jesse Oliver, Roland Smart, Archie Smart.
    • father: Marshall Phillip Safir
    • mother: Gladys (Weissberger) Safir
    • spouse: Ellen Beskind
    • children: Jesse Oliver Safir
    • Roland Smart Safir
    • Archie Smart Safir
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    Born April 1, 1945
    (age 72)
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