FACTSHEET: C. Boyden Gray
Co-Chairman, Citizens for a Sound Economy
Partner, Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering. Former Chair, Alliance for Reasonable Regulation. Co-chair, Air Quality Standards Coalition. Board Member, Federalist Society. National Legal Advisory Council, National Legal Center for the Public Interest. Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (1998-99) Former Chair, Environmental Resources Trust. Chair, Committee for Justice. Former head, Associaiton for Competitive Technology.
His law firm focuses on regulatory issues including environmental, biotechnology, trade, clean air, and risk management. Gray served as cousel for George H.W. Bush in his terms as Vice President and President. He is also a former clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren.
In an April 14, 1997 article for the "New Republic," Hanna Rosin wrote that "companies love Gray because he intellectualizes their agenda, turns dirty lobbying into activism." Gray served on the Bush-Cheney Transition Advisory Committee for the Department of Justice.
Gray is an heir to the R.J. Reynolds tobacco fortune. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and earned his law degree from the University of North Carolina Law School.
Citizens for A Sound Economy and CSE Educational Foundation
Source: CSE website, 3/04
Source: Reason website 4/04
National Legal Center for the Public Interest
Source: NLCPI website 4/04
Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
Source: Federalist Society website 4/04
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
Source: Harvard Center for Risk Analysis website 5/04
CSE website, 3/04
Reason website 4/04
website for the Reason Foundation (as well as Reason Magazine and Reason Public Policy Institute).
NLCPI website 4/04
Federalist Society website 4/04
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis website 5/04