American Bar Association
Government Affairs Practice Committee

ABA Section of Business Law

Government Affairs Practice Committee

Who We Are

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 anytime. My email is and my phone number is (518) 434-4377.

Mark your calendars for the Annual Business Law Section meeting! The Annual Meeting will take place from September 8-10, 2016 in Boston, MA. Our Committee will be meeting on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. We will also be sponsoring and supporting three CLE's. For full information, see our Programs, Meetings and Events section. Please let us know if you have any questions about the meeting or the programs.


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Kellogg, Amy

Sub-Committee Chairs:

Abel, Jason
Bing, Jonathan
Lininger, Brett
Lisk, Thomas
Shore, Jacques
Stewart, James

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

GAP Annual Meeting Program: Elections Have Consequences: An Examination Of The 2016 Elections, The Respective Candidates’ Post-Election Legislative Agendas And The Impact On You And Your Clients

September 9, 2016
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Government Affairs Practice Committee Meeting

September 9, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Program Co-Sponsorship: Regulation, Legislation, and Litigation: What is the Path Forward for Fantasy Sports?

September 9, 2016
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Program Co-Sponsorship: How to Maximize the Value and Reduce the Cost of Corporate Legal Services

September 9, 2016
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Section Events

    2016 Business Law Section Annual Meeting

    Boston Marriott Copley Place

    ONLINE /ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED All registrations will occur onsite at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Boston, MA Registration Desk Hours: Wednesday, September 7 - 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, ...

    Commercial Law Developments, 2015-2016


    This program will review court decisions from the last year and discuss how they affect day-to-day finance and commercial law practice. Topics will include secured transactions, guaranties, fraudulent transfers, notes, securities, and letters of

    2016 LLC Institute

    Le Meridien Arlington

    Please join us for the 5 th Annual LLC Institute, October 20-21, 2016 in Arlington, VA. Experience 2 full days of CLE, the LLCs, Partnerships, and Unincorporated Entities Working Committee Luncheon, and numerous networking opportunities. In addition, join us on Thursday ...

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