Caleb Kruckenberg

Caleb Kruckenberg is CIR’s Litigation Director. Innovation, creativity, and determination were the foundation for America’s greatest successes. But those same traits are the ones most feared by self-sustaining government bureaucracies. It’s no coincidence that Caleb…

Adam White

Adam White is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and co-executive director of the Antonin Scalia Law School’s C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State. After clerking for Judge…

Todd F. Gaziano

Todd Gaziano became CIR’s President on August 21, 2023. Mr. Gaziano received his J.D. in 1988 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics.

J. Robert Renner

Robert Renner is CIR’s Deputy General Counsel. He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in history in 1986 and received his J.D. from the University of California Berkeley in 1990.

Michael J. Niebergall

Michael J. Niebergall is CIR’s Paralegal. He graduated from James Madison University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Music, Magna Cum Laude.

Mark Steven Venezia

Mark Steven Venezia retired from Eaton Vance in 2012. He was founder and Director of Global Fixed Income, and portfolio manager of the Global Macro Absolute Return Fund. Mr. Venezia was previously Vice President of Network Utilities, the first…

Jeremy A. Rabkin

Jeremy A. Rabkin is a professor of International Law at the George Mason Law School. Professor Rabkin is an expert in government regulation, bureaucracy, public law and policy, and the judiciary. Professor Rabkin received his…

James Piereson

James Piereson is President of the William E. Simon Foundation.  He is the former executive director and trustee of the John M. Olin Foundation.  Before joining the foundation in 1981, Mr. Piereson was a member of…

Paul Mirengoff

Paul Mirengoff is a retired attorney in Washington, D.C. where he litigated at the trial and appellate levels and specialized in employment law, most recently as a partner at the firm of Akin Gump Strauss…

Robert P. George

Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.  In 2005, Dr. George won a Bradley Prize for Intellectual and Civic Achievement…

James B. Mann

James B. Mann, Esq. is a tax attorney. Previously, he was a partner at Lucosky Brookman LLP in New York, a partner with Greenspoon & Marder LLP, a consulting attorney at Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft,…

Zane W. A. Lucow

Zane W.A. Lucow is CIR’s Director of Legal and Public Affairs. Zane has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Philosophy from Simon Fraser University and received his J.D. from George Mason University in 2019.

Michelle A. Scott

Michelle was formerly a litigation associate with Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, P.C. before joining CIR in 2005. She has a B.A. in Biology and Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University and received her J.D. from Drake…

Michael E. Rosman

Michael E. Rosman is CIR’s General Counsel. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rochester in 1981, majoring in economics and political science. He received his J.D. in 1984 from Yale Law School.

Terence J. Pell

Terence Pell retired as CIR’s President in August, 2023. Mr. Pell received his Ph.D. from Notre Dame in 1996, his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1981, and his B.A. from Haverford College in 1976.