Barbara Seagle Pederson

202-364-1111 ext. 32

Barbara Pederson is the CEO and CFO of Schulze and Pederson, Chtd., and as such she is responsible for all financial, structural and management matters in the firm.  She is the officer in charge of all staffing.  Barbara’s studies included business, the arts, history and theology, and her career has been mainly in the judicial field.  She worked for the Honorable W. Byron Sorrell and later the Honorable James A. Belson, both of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  She served as Professional Aide to the Honorable Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States, assuming that position in 1980.  After the retirement of Chief Justice Burger, she became the Professional Aide to the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States.  She is an artist, a writer and a poet, and over the years has been asked to write for different groups and functions in this country and internationally.  She is occasionally called upon to speak before civic groups.  Barbara is active in the community and is a member of Washington Womens’ Diplomatic Series; the Macon County Historical Society, Franklin, North Carolina; and the Friends of Mount Vernon.  She is a vice president of the Connecticut Avenue Condominium Association.  Barbara came to the firm in 2009.  Her background and experience along with her management and writing skills make her a valuable asset to the firm.