Orin S. Kramer
Orin S. Kramer "is a general partner of Kramer Spellman, which manages several investment vehicles focusing on the financial-services industry. He is chairman of the New Jersey State Investment Council and cochaired the Treasury Transition Task Force. He was named by President Clinton as a member of the Commission to Study Capital Budgeting. In June 1995, he was designated by the Secretary of Treasury to serve as a member of the Advisory Commission on Financial Services. In 1992, he served as a coordinator of President-elect Clinton's transition team on financial services issues. In 1990, he was appointed by the governor of California as executive director of the California Commission on Ratemaking for Workers Compensation Insurance. In 1986, he served as vice chairman and executive director of a special commission appointed by Governor Cuomo to study the liability-insurance crisis and civil-justice reform, and he coauthored the New York DeWind Commission report on product deregulation for banks. Mr. Kramer has taught financial regulatory law at Columbia Law School and has published a number of studies on the financial-services industry.
"From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Kramer was a member of the financial-institutions group at the management consulting firm of McKinsey and Company. From 1977 to 1981, he served as associate director of the White House domestic-policy staff, where he was the senior staff member responsible for the financial-services industry, municipal finance, and housing. Previously, Mr. Kramer had been an associate with the law firm of Simpson Thatcher and Bartlett, a commissioner of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, and executive director of the New York State Commission on Living Costs and the Economy. He received his B.A. from Yale College and J.D. from Columbia Law School."