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 Adolf Burleigh, she served as Assistant Secretary for Latin American Affairs. He attended many American conferences, acted as a speaker in the policy of the “good neighbor” Roosevelt. In 1945-1946 Burley served as ambassador in Brazil, then he resumed his professorship in Colombia. He was the founder, chairman of the Liberal Party. In 1961 Burley was led by a special group of President John F. Kennedy. It was this association that advised Kennedy “an alliance for progress” – a policy of cooperation among Latin American countries.
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”.