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Philip Craig Olsson, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1965, District of Columbia 1973. Chairman, trustee Sheridan School, Washington, 1985-1988; trustee Plimoth Plantation, MAss., 1992-2004. Member American Bar Association, Met Club (Washington), Potomac Boat Club.

Background

Olsson, Philip Craig was born on April 1, 1939 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Carl Philip and Mary Arnold (Craig) Olsson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1962, Bachelor of Laws, 1965.Bar: Massachusetts 1965, District of Columbia 1973. Deputy assistant secretary United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1970-1973. Attorney various firms, Boston and Washington, 1965-1969, 73-79.

Partner Olsson, Frank and Weeda, Washington, since 1979. Chairman, trustee Sheridan School, Washington, 1985-1988. Trustee Plinots Plantation, Massachusetts, 1992^.

Career

American Meat Inst. v. USDA, 646 F.2d 125, (4th Cir. 1981); Community Nutrition Inst. v. Block, 749 F.2d 50 (D.C. Cir. 1984) Worked at Olsson, Frank and Weeda, P.C. (Washington, DC) specializing in General Administrative and Trade Regulation Practice. Agriculture, Food and Drug, International Trade, Litigation and Legislation. Admitted to the bar, 1965, Massachusetts.

1973, District of Columbia. Author: "Meat and Poultry Inspection: Wholesomeness, Integrity and Productivity," 75th Anniversary Commemorative Volume of Food and Drug Law, 1984. Legislative Assistant to Congressman Hastings Keith, 1967 and to Congressman Bob Mathias, 1967-1969.

Assistant to Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Consumer Services, 1969-1971. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Consumer Services, 1971-1973. Member: The District of Columbia Bar.

American Bar Association (Vice-Chairman, Agriculture Committee, Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice). Our firm has become a leader in the food, drug, medical device, and agricultural law field since its founding in 1979. The firm's original regulatory practice has been expanded to include federal and state lobbying on agriculture, food and drug, and related issues, litigation and trademark law.

Membership

Chairman, trustee Sheridan School, Washington, 1985-1988. Trustee Plimoth Plantation, MAss., 1992-2004. Member American Bar Association, Met Club (Washington), Potomac Boat Club.

Connections

Married Diane I. Lunquist, January 22, 1972. Children: Karen, Christina, Amy, Craig.