Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Lewis Rivlin, Entrepreneur, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in antitrust law and company management.
In his career, Mr. Rivlin has handled many aspects of business and has seen success in all of these endeavors due to his perseverance, skill and organization. He started out in law, first practicing antitrust law and moving into international entrepreneurial law. Later in his career, he saw the benefits of being a leader in such ventures, and opted to become an executive. Prior to retiring, he served as the chairman and CEO of New Venture Capital Corp. In his career, he was a founding partner at Rivlin, Velarde & Taylor, LLP and Peabody, Rivlin, Lambert & Meyers. He worked on political campaigns for Hubert H. Humphrey and for the US Department of Justice.
Mr. Rivlin considers the crowning achievement of his legal career to be the representative of MCI which lead to the breakup of AT&T. Another highlight was helping to put DHL on the map. He prepared for a career in law by first earning a Bachelor of Arts at Swarthmore College in 1951 and then a JD from Harvard Law School in 1957. He served in the US Navy, and worked his way through the ranks from aide to flag lieutenant and then to commander. He was also a commanding officer in the First Place Naval Reserve Division with the 5th Naval District. On top of his education and military service, Mr. Rivlin has published several works, including a report of the D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference Committee on the American Bar Association Standards for the Administration of Criminal Justice and “Regulating Prices in Competitive Markets” for the Yale Law Journal.
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