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Former Office of Management and Budget Director and Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission Jim Miller III is a Senior Advisor in King & Spalding’s Government Advocacy and Public Policy practice and an expert on public policy issues. He applies his deep knowledge of regulatory, economic, legal and political issues to benefit corporate clients around the world.

Jim’s public policy experience spans more than 35 years.  He is a former U.S. government official and economist who served as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission between 1981 and 1985 and as Budget Director for President Ronald Reagan between 1985 and 1988. He was the first administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and the executive director of Vice President George H. W. Bush's Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief. He was also appointed by President Bush to be a member of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service, where he was later elected chair.

Jim’s breadth of experience gives his clients invaluable insight on a range of issues including federal/state regulatory programs, campaign finance, tax structure, industrial organization, antitrust, intellectual property,  fiscal finance, federal/state spending, deficits and public choice. He has positioned himself as a subject matter expert and is frequently called upon by major news outlets to comment on public issues.

Jim is a distinguished fellow at the Center for Study of Public Choice at George Mason University and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

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Ph.D., University of Virginia

B.A./B.B.A., University of Georgia

Credentials

Ph.D., University of Virginia

B.A./B.B.A., University of Georgia