Roger Berliner

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Roger Berliner "has a distinguished record of service to Montgomery County, the Democratic Party, and our larger community.

"Councilmember Berliner is a national expert on the legislative process. He was the Legislative Director for U.S. Senator Howard Metzenbaum, a Policy Advisor to U.S. Congressman Henry Waxman, a Senior Policy Advisor to the California State Legislature, and the Director of Congressional Liaison for a federal agency in the Carter Administration.

"He has been equally accomplished in his 20-year legal career. President of Berliner Law PLLC, Mr. Berliner is considered one of the nation’s foremost energy lawyers, and his views on energy policy are regularly sought by leading newspapers and journals. He has been at the forefront of the fight against Enron, and he fought for County ratepayers against high utility rates.

"Mr. Berliner’s commitment to inclusion and civil society is reflected in his service on the Board of Directors of the internationally-renowned nonprofit Search for Common Ground, and on the Council of Advisors to the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington. He was the host of the Montgomery Community Television show “Search for Common Ground in Montgomery County”, a unique award-winning program that constructively brought adversaries closer on issues of great concern to our community. ..

"He lives by, and loves, the C&O Canal in Potomac with his wife, Susan Dillon..." [1]

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  1. Biography, Montgomery County Council, accessed July 7, 2007.