Significant Accomplishments

  • Advised a Defense contractor on a multi-million dollar Army program and helped company maintain Congressional support and funding for the program during several competitive phases
  • Secured language in Defense bills authorizing a multi-year authority for a US$1.2 Billion Army program, which was essential to start funding for the program
  • Developed strategy to secure hundreds of Millions of dollars in increased funding in Defense bills for a Army Truck program, in face of challenges from competitors to prevent such funding
  • Worked with a large Defense company to resurrect a Billion dollar defense weapons system, which had been initially cancelled by the Defense Department. The effort involved drafting legislative language and advocating before all Congressional Defense committees
  • Advised company on Military privatization program and secured support for program from the key Congressional committees
  • Advised several companies on the new loan guarantee and renewable energy provisions in the recently enacted economic stimulus bill
  • Developed successful strategy to help a European government retain a key US military base in the territory; strategy included working closely with DoD and Congress on developing Private Public Partnership concepts
  • Helped companies protect important tax provisions from being adversely affected by Congressional efforts to revise key tax deductions
  • Developed and implemented a strategy to secure passage of the SAFETY Act that provides liability protection for anti-terrorism products and services
  • Advised several clients regarding export control policy and legislative proposals, as well as how to comply with trade sanctions laws
  • Attend the WTO trade talks in Singapore and the GATT negotiations in Geneva; worked with negotiators on issues such as high-tech tariffs, textiles and anti-dumping
  • Developed strategy to help an insurance company defeat a legislative proposal that would have blocked enforcement of a multimillion-dollar judgment
  • Organization of successful Senate efforts to stop revision to patent law that would have resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue and adversely affected pharmaceutical research
  • Advice to clients regarding communications policy and helped an industry coalition implement a strategy to affect the standards for the next generation of wireless technology
  • Organization of a bipartisan congressional coalition to revise the broadcast ownership rules
  • Helped defense companies in their efforts to secure several billion dollars in appropriations for defense programs
  • Assistance to a company in securing over $50 million in federal funding for an environmental cleanup of valuable property
  • Organized and lead a Senate coalition that secured revisions to the Clean Air Act, saving North Carolina over US$250 million
  • Leadership of successful congressional effort that secured US$1.8 billion in hurricane disaster relief for North Carolina and other states
  • Worked on congressional strategy to secure passage of legislation and the Treaty to grant accession to NATO for Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic