|[November 01, 2013]
Charles D. Ferris to Participate in Former Members of Congress/National Archives Panel Discussion on Civil Rights Act of 1964
WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--
D. Ferris, who joined Mintz,
Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., in 1982 establishing
the firm's Washington, D.C. office, will participate in a panel
discussion on the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act of
1965 on Thursday November 7th at 7:00PM at the auditorium of
the National Archives.
The discussion, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored
through a joint partnership between the U.S. Association of Former
Members of Congress (FMC) and the National Archives.
In addition to Mr. Ferris, the panelists include: Carol Moseley Braun,
who from 1992 to 1998 was the only female Senator from Illinois and one
of two African Americans elected in the 20th Century, Michael Steel,
Former Republican National Committee Chairman and Congresswoman Eleanor
Holmes Norton. The discussion will be moderated by Todd Purdum, a
nationally recognized political journalist and contributing editor at Vanity
Before serving on the FCC (News - Alert), Mr. Ferris worked initially as a trial lawyer
at the Department of Justice, and from 1963 to 1977 as chief counsel to
the US Senate Majority and chief counsel to Senate Majority Leader Mike
Mansfield. He also served as general counsel to House Speaker Thomas P.
O'Neill Jr. in 1977.
For more information about Mintz Levin (News - Alert) please visit www.mintz.com.
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