Michael S. Berman Biography

Mike Berman Michael S. Berman is the President of the Duberstein Group, Inc. a government relations and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.

He served as Vice President Mondale's Counsel and Deputy Chief of Staff and Senator Walter Mondale's Administrative Assistant. He was also a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Minnesota and in private law practice in Minnesota. He has advised a number of judicial and executive branch nominees subject to Senate confirmation.

While working on every Democratic presidential campaign since 1964, and every Democratic convention since 1968, he scheduled the public sessions at six conventions. He has also served as an advisor to the Democratic Senatorial and Congressional Campaign Committees and worked on a number of other election campaigns.

He is co-chair of the Board of the Human Rights Campaign, the country's largest gay and lesbian advocacy organization, on the Board of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, and the Board of The Children's Inn at NIH.

He has guest lectured at American University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, and the Kennedy School at Harvard, and on behalf of various national Democratic committees.

Berman served as a member of the Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research of the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy.

He has been married to Carol Berman for 40 years and is 66 years old.

Oh yes, as an adult his weight has ranged from 215 to 332 pounds.