Lloyd N. Cutler

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On February 6, 2004, President George W. Bush named Lloyd N. Cutler to the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Director of the Foundation for a Civil Society.


From CNN: Lloyd Cutler

"Noteworthy: In 2003 Cutler was named to an oversight board set up to monitor Pentagon anti-terrorist technology."

  • Private attorney, Washington, 1946-now
  • Partner, senior counsel, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, 1962-79, 1981-now
  • Member, National Commission on Election Reform, 2001
  • Co-chairman, Energy Department Task Force on Nonproliferation Programs in Russia, 2000-01

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Lloyd N. Cutler, one of the founding partners of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering, "maintains an active practice in several fields, including international arbitration and dispute resolution, constitutional law, appellate advocacy, and public policy advice.

"Mr. Cutler served as Counsel to President William Jefferson Clinton and Counsel to President James Earl Carter, Jr.. He also served as Special Counsel to the President on Ratification of the Salt II Treaty (1970-1980); President's Special Representative for Maritime Resource and Boundary Negotiations with Canada (1977-1979); and Senior Consultant, President's Commission on Strategic Forces (Scowcroft Commission, 1983-1984). He was a member and former Chairman of the Quadrennial Commission on Legislative, Executive and Judicial Salaries, and was a member of the President's Commission on Federal Ethics Law Reform (1989).

"Mr. Cutler is a graduate of Yale University (B.A. 1936; LL.B. 1939) and was awarded a Yale honorary degree as Doctor of Laws in 1983. He also was awarded an honorary degree as Doctor of Laws from Princeton University in 1994; the Jefferson Medal in Law at the University of Virginia in 1995; the Fordham-Stein Prize, Fordham University School of Law, 1995; and the Marshall-Wythe medal of the Law School of William and Mary.

"Mr. Cutler was a founder and Co-Chairman of the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights Under Law. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Salzburg Seminar; Co-Chairman of the Committee on the Constitutional System; a member of the Council of the American Law Institute; a trustee emeritus of The Brookings Institution and a member of its Executive Committee; and an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple. He also has served as a director of a number of national business corporations. In and out of government, he has written frequently and appeared often on television as a commentator and advocate in connection with a wide range of public policy matters."