Peter Carey Schaumber was
nominated by President Bush and confirmed by the Senate for a second term that expires
August 27, 2010. Mr. Schaumber’s first term as an NLRB
Member, which began on December 17, 2002, expired on August 27, 2005.
Prior to his appointment as a member of the Board, Mr.
Schaumber practiced as a labor arbitrator serving on a number of industry panels
and through national arbitration rosters.
Mr. Schaumber began his legal career as an Assistant
Corporation Counsel for the District of Columbia. Subsequently, he was appointed
Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and served in that
office's Criminal and Civil Divisions. Upon leaving the United States Attorney's
Office, he became Senior Trial Attorney and Associate Director of a Law
Department Division in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Upon
leaving government service, Mr. Schaumber entered private law practice in
Washington, D.C. and was director of his firm's Litigation Department. His
practice included a wide range of trial and appellate civil litigation.
Mr. Schaumber taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the
National Law Center of George Washington University and as an Adjunct Professor
in the MBA Program of Georgetown University School of Business. He also has been
an arbitration instructor for union advocates at the George Meany Center for
A native of New York, Mr. Schaumber graduated from
Georgetown University in 1964 and received his J.D. from Georgetown University
Law Center in 1968. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Kathleen
Charbonnet Schaumber. They have three children, Kathleen, Drew and Alexandra.