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Stephen Gilbert Burns

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Stephen Gilbert Burns, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1978, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1980. Recipient Distinguished Service Medal, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2001, Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank award, 1998, 2008. Member American Bar Association.

Background

Burns, Stephen Gilbert was born on April 29, 1953 in New York City. Son of Gilbert Leo and Ellen (Scully) Burns.

Education

Student, University Vienna, Austria, 1974. Bachelor, Colgate University, 1975. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1978.

Career

Attorney Nuclear Regulatory Commission (National Research Council), Washington, 1978-1983, deputy chief counsel regional operations and enforcement, 1983-1986, legal assistant to commissioner, 1986-1989, executive assistant to chairman, 1989-1991, director Office of Commission Appellate Adjudication, 1991-1994, associate general counsel, 1994-1998, deputy general counsel, 1998—2009, general counsel, since 2009.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1978, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1980.

Membership

Member American Bar Association.

Connections

Married Joan Louise Wallace, August 6, 1977. Children: Christopher, Allison.

father:
Gilbert Leo Burns

mother:
Ellen (Scully) Burns

spouse:
Joan Louise Wallace

children:
Christopher Burns

Allison Burns