The mission of the Government Affairs Practice Committee is to provide informational resources and a forum for the exchange of ideas regarding substantive areas of policy, political law and the regulation of the profession for federal, state and provincial lobbyists and government affairs practitioners, both in-house and in private practice.
Message From The Chair
Welcome to the Government Affairs Practice Committee page. I am excited to have taken over as chair of the committee, and I look forward to working with all of you to develop timely and informative content and provide a forum for the exchange of thoughts and ideas. This committee welcomes all practitioners who deal with government affairs in their practice whether it be as in-house counsel, a private practitioner or as a government employee. This committee is an excellent resource for all government affairs practitioners, and I encourage all members to become active and involved. If anyone has any thoughts or ideas, please feel free to contact me at any time. My email is email@example.com and my phone number is (518) 434-4377.
Mark your calendars for our upcoming Spring Program in Montreal. The Spring meeting will take place from April 7 - 9, 2016 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, Montreal and the Hotel Bonaventure Montreal. Our Committee meeting will take place on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. EST. We will present a program on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. entitled "Lobbying 101: What Really Happens at the Intersection of Law and Politics and Why Your Clients Should Care."
This program will discuss how to transition a business while minimizing or eliminating taxes. Discussion includes transfers of closely-held businesses to key employees and family members. Corporate and partnership opportunities will be compared and contrasted and estate planning consequences will also ...