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Melvin Gerald Berger, Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)AntitrustEnergy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission practiceAdministrative and regulatorylawyer. Recipient Superior Performance award Department of Navy, 1973; Special Achievement award Department of Justice, 1976; Superior Job Performance award Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 1980, 82. Member American Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif.; Club: B'nai B'rith.


Berger, Melvin Gerald was born on June 13, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Louis and Lillian (Shapiro) Berger.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1965. Master of Science, New York University, 1967. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1971.

Master of Laws, George Washington University, 1975.


Bar: Maryland. 1972, United States Court Claims 1973, United States Court Customs and PatentAppeals 1972, District of Columbia 1986, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1989, (4th circuit) 1992, Florida 1994. Patent examiner United States Patent Office, Washington, 1967-1969. Patent advisor Department of Navy, Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1969-1972, patent attorney, 1972-1973.

Law clerk United States Court Claims, Washington, 1973-1974. Trial attorney Antitrust division Department of Justice, Washington, 1974-1979. Trial attorney Office of General Counsel, Fed.Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, 1979-1984.

Attorney Brand, Beeny, Berger & Whitler (formerly Brand & Leckie), 1984-1986, partner 1987-1993. Ofcounsel 1993^. Cub Scout leader, 1977-1979, 81-82. Committee member Boy Scouts American, 1979-1986.


Committee member Boy Scouts America, 1979—1986. Member of American Bar Association, Order of Coif, B'nai B'rith, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Ellen Terry Chelmow, January 24, 1965 (deceased 1991). Children: Michael R., Andrew R., Lee M. Married Joyce Goldstein, November 26, 1992.