Adolf Augustus Berley is an American lawyer, public official.
Born in Boston, served during the First World War. It is known that Burleigh was part of the American delegation to the Paris Peace Conference. In protest against the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, in the biography of Burley, a return to legal practice in New York occurred.
Later, in 1927, he became a professor of corporate law in Colombia. As an expert in corporate and financial law, Adolf Burley became a member of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “think tank”. He helped to formalize a lot of legislation on banks, security of the New Deal.
From 1938 to 1944, in the biography of...
The most famous works of Berlie are “The Modern Corporation and Private Property”, “The 20th Century Capitalist Revolution”, “Tides of Crisis”, “Power without Property”, “Power”.