Last updated on: 9/17/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Howard L. Berman, LLB Biography

Title:
Representative (D-CA, 28) US House
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“We write to you as strong supporters of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict who are encouraged by the resumption of peace talks.”

Extract from an open letter to President Abbas, israelpolicyforum.org, Sep. 25, 2013

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Advisor, Covington and Burling, 2013-present
  • Representative, California’s 28th District, 2003-2012
  • Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 2008-2011
  • Representative, California’s 26th District, 1983-2002
  • Member, California State Assembly, 1973-1982
  • Board Member, Pacific Council on International Policy
Education:
  • LLB, University of California School of Law Los Angeles, 1965
  • BA, University of California Los Angeles, 1961
Other:
  • Born in Los Angeles, CA on Apr. 15, 1941
  • Legal name is Howard Lawrence Berman
Quoted in:
  1. Should Israel Continue to Receive Aid from the United States?