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Fund's special master adjunct at Penn Law

Fund's Special Master Adjunct at Penn Law

In November Kenneth R. Feinberg, an adjunct professor of law at Penn, was named by Attorney General John Ashcroft as the Special Master for the federal September 11 th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. The terms of the compensation awards were announced on December 20, 2001 and, after accepting official responses from attorneys and the families of the victims’, formalized at the end of January 2002. Mr. Feinberg is a Member of The Feinberg Group in Washington, DC. He served as a court appointed Special Settlement Master on litigation involving asbestos contamination, Agent Orange, DES, and the Dalkon Shield. He is a member on the Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Feinberg teaches Evidence at the Law School.