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Pay Czar Ethics - Disaster Fund Expert Kenneth Feinberg

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Join us on Tuesday, October 22, 7 p.m.
Music and Dance Facility, Recital Hall
Prominent dispute mediator and attorney Kenneth Feinberg has negotiated settlements in some of the most challenging and emotional crises of our times. Feinberg was dubbed "The Pay Czar" for his hands-on administrative work in the federal bailout assistance program, TARP, and has taken on similar tasks for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Victim Compensation Fund. He is currently working out settlements for the Boston Marathon victims.
Feinberg has served as Court-Appointed Special Settlement Master in cases including Agent Orange product liability litigation, Asbestos Personal Injury Litigation and DES Cases. Feinberg was also one of three arbitrators who determined the fair market value of the Zapruder film of the Kennedy assassination and was one of two arbitrators who determined the allocation of legal fees in the Holocaust slave labor litigation. He is a former Lecturer-in-Law at a number of U.S. law schools ad is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
NEW! There will be a book sale and signing after the event at 8 p.m. for Feinberg's book, "Who Gets What: Fair Compensation After Tragedy and Upheaval." Sale price: $20
Co-sponsored by The Markkula Center for Ethics and the Commonwealth Club of California, Silicon Valley.
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