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Published on November 3, 2008 | by LawNews

Prof. Norman Silber Helps Lead Consumers Union Annual Meeting

Professor Norman I. Silber, one of the 18 board members of theConsumers Union, helped to lead the organization’s annual October meeting in Yonkers, New York, executive offices of the Union.

Consumers Union is an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization serving consumers in the U.S. Its mission is to test products, inform the public and protect consumers. It produces the magazine Consumer Reports, one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services.

Consumers Union board members hail from top universities, governmental agencies and leading companies. Current and former board members include Ralph Nader, Joan Claybrook and founder of Craiglist Craig Newmark, to name a few. Silber has been a board member since 1996. Professor Silber is a past chair of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York Consumer Affairs Committee, and a past director of the American Council on Consumer Interests. He is a past editor of Advancing The Consumer Interest: A Journal of Consumer Law, Policy and Research. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of The American Law Institute.

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