Vice Chairman, USPS Board of Governors
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 will serve for the remainder of a seven-year term that expires on December 8, 2023. On January 12, 2022, he was unanimously elected by his fellow Governors to serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of governors. He currently serves on the Board’s Compensation and Governance and Operations 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 served as an advisor and pro bono attorney in employment discrimination cases, including those of Arab- and Muslim-Americans following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. 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 currently an Advisor to Principles for a Data Economy. 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. Following law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge John Minor Wisdom of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Latest update: February 2022