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Protected the telecommunications industry from billions of dollars in potential liability

SERVICE: Coalition Building and Management, Advocacy
AREA OF EXPERTISE: Telecommunications

Challenge:
Telecommunications companies that had cooperated with federal government surveillance efforts faced the specter of multi-billion lawsuits for alleged violations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA).

Action:
 Implemented a strategy that focused on enlisting the support of congressional leaders, as well as key members on the House Homeland Security Committee, House Intelligence Committee, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs. Engaged in a comprehensive campaign to educate lawmakers on the impact of these lawsuits and the need to protect telecommunications companies from unfair penalties in order to encourage their compliance in the future.

Result:
Congress passed the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, which provided blanket retroactive immunity to telecommunications companies.

Area of Expertise:

Foreign Relations

Finance

Service

Advocacy, Political Counseling

Established a Washington footprint for a global leader in energy

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Area of Expertise:

Healthcare

Healthcare

Service

Policy Development, Political Counseling

Fostered new relationships for a 18,000 member key physician advocacy group

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Area of Expertise:

Foreign Relations

Healthcare

Service

Coalition Building and Management

Resolving a crisis for a major American investor that had invested $300 million

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Area Of Expertise:

Finance

Telecommunications

Service

Coalition Building and Management, Analysis

Helped two of the largest telecom companies navigate a $69 billion merger with the FCC

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Trade


Trade

Service

Advocacy, Coalition Building and Management

Secured U.S. Senate support for one of the world’s largest software companies

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Area Of Expertise:

Telecommunications


Telecommunications

Service

Coalition Building and Management, Advocacy

Protected the telcom industry from billions of dollars in potential liability

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Area Of Expertise:

Healthcare

Healthcare

Service

Policy Development, Advocacy

Created a balanced pathway for the approval of generic biologic medicines

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Healthcare

Healthcare

Service

Policy Development, Political Counseling

Ensured that specialized imaging drugs are properly reimbursed under Medicare

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Finance

Finance

Service

Coalition Building, Political Counseling

Providing relief to a global banking and financial services company from excessive regulation

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Transportation

Finance

Service

Policy Development, Advocacy

Averting a crisis for the airline industry and ensuring the continued safety of passengers

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Area Of Expertise:

TAX

Finance

Service

Advocacy, Coalition Building & Management

Helping a major automobile manufacturer secure a vital tax benefit for domestic capital investment

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