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Max Nathan Berry, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma, 1960, District of Columbia, 1967; United States Court Military Appeals, 1960; United States Court International Trade, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals, 1964.


Berry, Max Nathan was born on December 29, 1935 in Cushing, Oklahoma, United States.


Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1960. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1963.

Diploma, National Association Danish Enterprises, Denmark.


Admitted to the bar, 1960, Oklahoma and United States. Court of Military Appeals. 1964-1982, United States.

Court of International Trade and United States. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. 1967, District of Columbia and United States.

Supreme Court.

Phi Alpha Delta. Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha. Author: "The Esoteric World of Customs Law," American Bar Journal, 1968.

"The Countervailing Duty in International Trade—A Legal Analysis," Federal Bar Journal, 1968. "Art v. Tariff Duty," Art Journal, 1970. "The Law of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty," 11 Lawyer of The Americas No.

2, Summer, 1979. Captain, International Affairs Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Army (Pentagon), Washington, D.C., 1960-1963. President, Customs Lawyers Association, 1962-1963. Attorney: Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, 1963-1967.

Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of Customs, 1963-1967. Secretary, Council International Law & Trade, 1964. Publicly Elected Official District of Columbia State Democratic Party, 1972-1980.

Executive Director and Charter Member, Board of Directors, East-West Trade Council, 1972-1983. Commissioner, Law Revision Commission of the District of Columbia, 1975-1980. Appointed Chairman of Board of Directors and President of Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation by President Carter, 1980-1983.

Appointed by Mayor of District of Columbia to be Chairman of D.C. Committee on International Trade, 1980-1982. 1984-1985. Chairman of the Board, Archives of American Art (Smithsonian Inst.), 1992—. Member, Board of Trustees, Smithsonian Institute, 1994—.

The Phillips Collection. Member, Board of Directors: Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bryant Fellows; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

President, Georgetown Arts Commission. Past Co-Chair, Blue Ribbon Arts Commission. Recipient: "Merit Agricole" Medal from Government of France.

The Diploma of the National Association for Danish Enterprises, and His Royal Highness Prince Henrid's Medal of Honor from the country of Denmark. Medal of Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France. "Order of the Knight of The Red Lion," from Government of Finland.

Outstanding Business/Professional Award by City of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Member: The District of Columbia Bar (Chairman, East-West Trade and Investment Committee, 1975-1981). Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

Oklahoma, Federal (Chairman: International Development Committee, 1972-1973. International Trade Committee, 1973-1975) and American (Member: International and Comparative Law Section. Standing Committee on Customs Law, 1973-1974).

American Society of International Law.


Board directors, chairman Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation, 1980. Chairman Mayor's International Task Force, Washington. Board directors, chairman executive committee Close Up Foundation.

Board directors Community Foundation of Greater Washington. Past co-chairman Mayor's Downtown Blue Ribbon Commission, Washington. Trustee, president Archieves of America Art.

Trustee Smithsonian Institution. Board directors Phillips Collection, Washington. Chairman Georgetown Waterfront Arts Commission, Filmfest/District of Columbia, 1987, 88.

Active numerous other boards and civic organizations Captain United States Army, 1960-1963. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, others.


Married Heidi Jacqueline Lehrman. Children: Elizabeth, Stefanie, David.