Mr. Brodsky, 29, will serve as a special assistant to Commissioner Newman. Prior to joining her staff, he served as an attorney for Consumers Union, in Washington, D.C.
He has also served as Court Law Clerk for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Senior Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Thomas A. Flannery.
Mr. Brodsky earned a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Cornell University (1967, A M.S.E.E., Columbia University 1968), and a J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (1972), where he was editor of the Georgetown Law Review.
He and his wife, Marian, and their two children reside in Bethesda, Maryland.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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