Kenneth Feinberg

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Person.png Kenneth Feinberg  
(lawyer, academic)
Born Kenneth Roy Feinberg
1945-10-23
Brockton, MA
Nationality American
Spouse Diane Shiff

Kenneth Feinberg has been referred to as the US' "compensation czar".[1]

Career

After being appointed by John Ashcroft as special master of the 9-11/Compensation fund‎, Feinberg later presided over several funds to compensation for victims of other events, including:

In 2009 he was appointed by the U.S. Treasury Department as 'Special Master for Executive Compensation'.

Vested interest

While Feinberg presented himself as an independent arbiter, his company, Feinberg Rozen LLP, was paid $850,000 a month by BP while he arbitrated over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.[2]


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