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Jerome Nelson

Jerome Nelson has served as the Solicitor of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) (1980-1983), as an Administrative Law Judge for FERC (1987-1996), and the Solicitor of the Atomic Energy Commission (1972-1975).  His other legal experience includes: Assistant General Counsel, Office of Secretary of Defense; Associate General Counsel, Interstate Commerce Commission; Assistant United States Attorney (D. C.); Staff Attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice; and Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Army.  He currently is an adjunct professor at the American University, Washington College of Law (Administrative Law), and at the University of Maryland, Carey School of Law (Written and Oral Advocacy); the Chairperson for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panels in the securities industry; and an Instructor for the Osher Institute at Johns Hopkins University (“Events That Shaped Major League Baseball”).  He has also been a Member of the Committee on Admissions of the D. C. Court of Appeals (1987-1993); a hearing officer for the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA) (1996-2005); and a guest lecturer at the Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference (1999 to date).  He is a graduate of Oberlin College and Harvard Law School.
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