|Address||4570 Van Nuys Blvd |
Sherman Oaks, California 91403, United States
|| October 24, 1954
Apr 06, 2021 07:19pm
|Info||Bradley J. "Brad" Sherman |
Harvard Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
UCLA, B.A., Summa Cum Laude
Instructor: Harvard Law School International Tax Program
Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) California
Attorney, California State Bar
Certified by California State Bar as a Tax Law Specialist
Public Service: 1991 -
Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996 from California's 24th Congressional District, which stretches from Sherman Oaks to Thousand Oaks.
Serves on the Committee on Financial Services, and its
Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade
Serves on the Committee on International Relations, and its
Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Human Rights
Serves on the Committee on Science
Served on the Budget Committee, 1997. On that Committee, authored the Sherman Amendment to the Budget Resolution providing an additional $700 million for the acquisition of environmentally important lands in FY �98. The Sherman Amendment was included in the Joint Budget Resolution and effectuated by a $699 million appropriation. Sherman also secured $16 million to acquire land and to complete the Backbone Trail through the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
Strong advocate for fiscal responsibility, a balanced budget, federal aid to education, the interests of working families, strong environmental standards, the protection of Social Security and Medicare, and policies to expand U.S. exports.
Elected to the California State Board of Equalization in 1990, re-elected in 1994. Chairman of the Board 1991 to 1995. Lead the successful fight to repeal the snack tax.
Private Sector Experience: 1974 - 1991
Participated as a staff member of a big-four CPA firm in the financial audits of large businesses and governmental entities; provided tax law counsel on multi-million dollar transactions; provided tax and investment advice to entrepreneurs and small businesses; helped represent the Government of the Philippines under President Aquino in a successful effort to seize assets of deposed President Marcos. Instructor, Harvard Law School International Tax Program. Member of the Board of California Common Cause, 1985-1989.