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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Smith, Loren Allan

Born 1944 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 15, 1985, to a seat vacated by Joseph Vincent Colaianni. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1985, and received commission on July 11, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1986-2000. Assumed senior status on July 10, 2000.

Northwestern University, B.A., 1966
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
General counsel and secretary-treasurer, Kimberly-Churchill, Inc., and Dental Institute of the United States, 1970-1971
General counsel and corporate director, Robert Suggs, Inc., 1971-1973
Consultant, Sidley & Austin, 1972-1973
General attorney, Federal Communications Commission, 1973
Assistant to the special counsel to the president, The White House, 1973-1974
Special assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1974-1975
General counsel, Citizens for Reagan, 1975-1977
Legal consultant, 1976-1979
Associate professor, Delaware Law School, Widener College, 1976-1980
Secretary and Washington counsel, Citizens for the Republic, 1977-1979
Chief counsel, Reagan for President, Reagan-Bush Committee, and Reagan-Bush Compliance Fund, 1979-1981
Deputy director, presidential transition, Office of Executive Branch Management, 1980-1981
Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1981-1985