James "Jim" Campbell is a lawyer and consultant in Washington, D.C. He is a long time adviser to Federal Express Corporation on U.S. postal reform and international postal policy. In addition, in recent years he has co-authored, with the German Wissenschaftliches Institute für Kommunikationsdienste, several major studies of European and international postal laws and practices for the European Commission and a review of the history and development of postal law and the postal monopoly in the United States for the Postal Regulatory Commission.
Mr. Campbell began his career as a staff attorney for the Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure of United States Senate working, in particular, on a review of regulation of the airline industry by the Civil Aeronautics Board that led to airline deregulation. In 1976 he joined DHL and led efforts to reform national and international postal, customs, and aviation regulations that impeded the development of the then fledgling international express industry.
Mr. Campbell was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Princeton University and Georgetown University Law Center. He is the author of many articles on postal policy and a book on postal policy and the express industry.
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