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|Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To confirm the appointment of Mr. Michael K. Martin to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Michael K. Martin Confirmation Resolution of 1999".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:
Mr. Michael K. Martin
as chairman of the Board, established by section 4(a) of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, effective May 24, 1994 (D.C. Law 10-122; D.C. Code §25-104(a), completing the unexpired term of Barbara Lee Smith, whose term will end May 7, 2000.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.
Sec. 4. This resolution shall have no fiscal impact.
Sec. 5. This resolution shall take effect immediately.
MICHAEL K MARTIN
Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, General Litigation Section, Washington, D.C. Serves as defense trial counsel in lawsuits against the United States primarily involving allegations of Fifth Amendment takings, physical and regulatory, without just compensation, and breaches of contracts. Possesses experience in speculative oil and gas drilling, minerals management offshore and onshore, timber management and sales, and water rights. Also possesses experience in Indian trust law, tribal recognition law, and Indian gaming law. Member of bars of the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Attorney, United States Merit it Systems Protection Board, Office of the General Counsel, Washington, D.C. Provided legal advice and opinion to Presidentially appointed members of the Merit Systems Protection Board Extensive experience representing the Board in litigation before federal courts of appeals. Represented the Board in appeals of personnel actions before Administrative Law Judges. Served as Freedom of Information Act Counsel from January, 1988 through September, 1994. Received the Chairman's Award for Excellence in 1985 and 1989.
Legislative Aide, Contra Costa County Supervisor Thomas M. Powers, Richmond, California. Provided executive and confidential staff support in all phases of the Supervisor's duties, ranging from legislation to constituent advocacy.
Juris Doctor, 1981, University of California School of Law (Boalt Hall), Berkeley, California.
Bachelor of the Arts, 1976, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Date of Birth: August 11, 1954
William M. Cohen, Esq., Chief, General Litigation Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, Post Office Box 663, Washington, D.C. 20044-0663, 202-305-0440;
James E. Brookshire, Esq., Deputy Chief, General Litigation Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, Post Office Box 663, Washington, D C. 20044-0663, 202-305-0490;
Martha B. Schneider, Esq., Assistant General Counsel, United States Merit Systems Protection Board, 1120 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C 20419, 202-653-7171.
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