Anton G. Hajjar

USPS Board of Governors

USPS Board of Governors Anton G. Hajjar

Anton G. Hajjar was appointed to the Postal Service Board of Governors by President Joseph R. Biden and was confirmed by the Senate on May 28, 2021. Hajjar served the remainder of a seven-year term that expired on December 8, 2023, and he is currently in his holdover year. On January 12, 2022, he was elected by his fellow Governors to serve as vice chairman of the Board of Governors—a role he served in until December 2023. He currently chairs the Board’s Compensation and Governance Committee and serves on the Operations and Election Mail Committees.

Hajjar previously served as the general counsel of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO. Before this position he represented unions and workers while serving as counsel at Murphy Anderson PLLC, and as a principal at O'Donnell, Schwartz & Anderson, PC.

Hajjar has also been an advisor and pro bono attorney in employment discrimination cases, many involving Arab- and Muslim-Americans. He continues to serve as a legal advisor to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

In 2002, Hajjar was elected to the membership of the American Law Institute (ALI). He was elected to the ALI Council (its governing board) in May of 2010.He was an advisor to the now completed Restatement of the Law, Employment Law and is an advisor to Principles for a Data Economy—Data Rights and Transactions. He also served on the members’ consultative group on the Restatement of the Law, Charitable Nonprofit Organizations and is currently on the members’ consultative groups of the Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts; Restatement of the Law, Corporate Governance; and Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property.

Hajjar is a graduate of Fordham University and Tulane University Law School, where he was a member of the Tulane Law Review. He also clerked for the Hon. Judge John Minor Wisdom of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. 

Latest update: December 2023