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Elvira Jolan Orly, American lawyer. Bar: California 1976, District of Columbia 1878. Member United States Fencing Team to World Championships, 1974, 75; member United States Olympic Fencing Squad, 1976.


Orly, Elvira Jolan was born on November 22, 1948 in Berkeley, California, United States. Daughter of Cyrill Vladimir and Elvira Maria (Erni) Orly.


Bachelor of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1970. Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, University California, 1975.


Tax attorney Pettit & Martin, San Francisco, 1975-1976. Legislation director for Senator Staten Island Hayakawa, Washington, 1976-1980. Director legislation and regulatory affairs Edison Electric Institute, 1980-1982, Getty (Texaco), Washington, 1982-1985, Allied Signal, Washington, 1985-1988.

Washington counsel Browning-Ferris Industries, 1988-1989, vice president market development The Netherlands, 1989-1990. Vice president external affairs Browning-Ferris Industries Europe, 1990-1993. Consultant in public and government affairs, since 1993.


  • Bar: California 1976, District of Columbia 1878.


Board directors Codornices council Camp Fire Girls, 1973-1975. Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, United States Fencing Association (treasurer 1987-1992), European Environmental Lawyers Association, Tax Coalition (board directors 1983-1986, chairman 1985), Behind the Tree Tax Group (chairman 1985), National Women's Economic Alliance, Women in Government Relations, Association Former Senate Employees, Prytanean Club, Junior League, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Xi Delta.


Married Joseph A. Jeffrey, August 17, 1979 (deceased June 1990).

Cyrill Vladimir Orly

Elvira Maria (Erni) Orly

Joseph A. Jeffrey