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Mr. Elliot S. Berke

Berke Farah LLP
Advisory Council
Office:
1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-517-0585
Email: eberke@berkefarah.com
Web Site: www.berkefarah.com

Law School: Emory (1997)

Practice Areas:


Mr. Elliot S. Berke

Employment:

Managing Partner, Berke Farah LLP (2014- ); Partner and Co-Chair of Political Law Group, McGuireWoods LLP (2011-2014); Principal, Law Office of Elliot S. Berke PLLC (2008-2011); General Counsel, Barbour, Griffith & Rogers, LLC (2006-2007); Counsel, Office of the Speaker of the House (2006); General Counsel, Office of the House Majority Leader (2004-2006); Special Counsel, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (2002-2004); Senior Counsel and Associate Independent Counsel, Office of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Assoc. (1999-2002); Counsel, U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (1998-1999); Investigative Counsel, U.S. House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Special Investigation into Campaign Finance Improprieties and Possible Violations of Law (1997-1998); LBJ Intern, Representative Bill McCollum (1992).

Honors:

Rendered by Chambers USA as "National Best Lawyer"; Named One of Washington's "Best Lawyers," Washingtonian Magazine.

Education:

Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA (J.D., 1997): Emory International Law Review, Executive Articles Editor; Author "The Chechnya Inquiry: Constitutional Commitment or Abandonment?" (Vol. 10, No. 2); Director of Programs, International Law Society; Vice President, The Federalist Society.

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC (B.A., cum laude in Politics and History, 1993): Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society; Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society; Sigma Pi Fraternity International; Associate Editor & Columnist, Old Gold & Black; Managing Editor, The Greek Forum.

Lake Brantley High School, Altamonte Springs, FL (1989).

Memberships:

Republican National Lawyers Association President, 2016- ; First Vice President, 2014-2016; Vice President for Programming, 2011-2013; Vice President for DC Operations, 2008-2010, Membership, 2006-2008, Secretary, 2004-2006, Advisory Council and the Board of Governors, 2004- ); Romney for President Justice Advisory Group Steering Committee (2011- ); Romney for President Advisory Committee on the Constitution and the Courts (2007-2008); John McCain '08, Marshall, National Response Center (2008); VA Victory '09, Chief Marshall, Election Day War Room; The Federalist Society; The International Churchill Society (Member of the Board of Trustees); American Bar Association; Vaclav Havel Library Foundation (Member of the Board of Directors); Wake Forest Alumni Association(President 2012-2014; member 2007-2015); Wake Forest Board of Visitors (2015- ).

Bar Admissions: District of Columbia; Maryland (inactive)




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