Post-Election Recap: Policymaking Agenda for 2017

A Steptoe-sponsored event
November 10, 2016

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Please join members of Steptoe's Government Affairs & Public Policy Group on Thursday, November 10 for a complimentary webinar as we break down the election and offer our analysis on what it means for you and your industry.


Thursday, November 10, 2016


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Topics for discussion will include policy objectives and key personnel in the next presidential administration, congressional leadership changes and their implications for policymaking, and the legislative agenda for the 115th Congress.  Speakers will also address how the election will impact:
  • Financial Services
  • Energy
  • Tax Policy
  • International Trade & Investment

Featured speakers:

  • Jason Abel, former chief counsel for Chairman Sen. Schumer on the US Senate Committee on Rules & Administration; and former counsel for Sen. Schumer in his personal office
  • Cameron Arterton, former Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel, Treasury Department
  • Jim Barnette, former general counsel, US House Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • Leslie Belcher, former chief of staff for Congressmen Tom Cole and Wes Watkins
  • Elizabeth Burks, former chief of staff for US Sen. Blanche Lincoln
  • Chris Caron, former Deputy Chief of Staff and an Appropriations Associate at the Office of Congressman Tom Cole
  • David Coburn, partner, Steptoe's Transportation Group
  • John Collins, former general counsel, US Senate Banking Committee
  • Dick Cunningham, partner, Steptoe's International Trade Group
  • The Honorable Susan Esserman, former Deputy US Trade Representative
  • The Honorable Luis Fortuño, former Governor of Puerto Rico
  • Micah Green, former president and co-CEO of SIFMA, former president and CEO of its predecessor organization The Bond Market Association
  • Hunter Johnston, partner, Steptoe's Government Affairs & Public Policy Group
  • Doug Kantor, former deputy chief of staff and special counsel, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Matthew Kulkin, partner, Steptoe's Financial Services Group
  • Darryl Nirenberg, former Republican counsel and deputy staff director, US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; former chief of staff to Sen. Jesse Helms
  • Allison Nyholm, former legislative assistant for Sen. Lisa Murkowski
  • Scott Sinder, co-chair, Steptoe's Government Affairs & Public Policy Group
  • Carolyn Walsh, former deputy general counsel, ABA Securities Association; former senior associate general counsel, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
  • Amanda Varma, partner, Steptoe's Tax Group
  • Lynda Zengerle, partner, Steptoe's Immigration Group