FACTSHEET: William (chip) Mellor
President and General Counsel - Institute for Justice
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy - president Reagan Administration - Deputy General Counsel for Legislation and Regualtions at DOE (1979-1983) Mountain states Legal Foundation - legal counsel Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) - board of directors Donors Capital Fund - board of directors Kern Family Foundation - board of directors Mont Pelerin Society - member
William H. (Chip) Mellor serves as President and General Counsel of the Institute for Justice, which he co-founded in 1991. He launched the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago in 1998 and IJ’s Center for Judicial Engagement in 2011.
Prior to founding IJ, Mellor served as president of the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, a nationally recognized “think tank” located in San Francisco. Mellor also served in the Reagan Administration as Deputy General Counsel for Legislation and Regulations in the Department of Energy, and from 1979 to 1983, he practiced public interest law with Mountain States Legal Foundation in Denver. Mellor sits on the board of directors for the Property and Environment Research Center, Donors Capital Fund, and the Kern Family Foundation. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.
Mellor received his J.D. from the University of Denver School of Law in 1977. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1973.
Donors Capital Fund form 990 - 2010
Pacific Research Institute - William Mellor