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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Robert S. Strauss Tower
2001 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1037
United States
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Partner; Public Law & Policy


Brian Pomper offers public policy, political and strategic business advice to Fortune 500 and other domestic and multinational companies. He represents companies before Congress, the White House and federal agencies on a diverse set of public policy matters, including market access, investment, international trade disputes, intellectual property, international tax and customs issues. Brian formerly served as chief international trade counsel to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT). He currently serves as co-leader of the firm’s public law and policy practice and serves on the firm’s management committee.

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Member, U.S. patent bar; Educational Counselor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Adjunct Professor, International Trade Policy and Politics, George Washington’s School of Political Management. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; J.D., Cornell Law School

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United States > Government > Government relations

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Brian PomperAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

A leader in the lobbying and public policy spaces, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP maintains one of the country’s largest and diverse bipartisan practices in the market. The Washington DC-based team fields expertise from both lawyers and advisers who have both experience in elected offices, as senior staff members of Congress, and in the executive branch of the government. The public law and policy practice at the firm also maintains close relationships with regulators and lawmakers, offering clients a full wrap-around service encompassing legal support, strategy, and lobbying. Tax, trade, health, and financial services are a key areas of expertise for the team, as well as Native American law, energy, and environment. The practice is co-led by intellectual property and and international trade dispute expert Brian Pomper; and transport, tax, and technology specialist Hunter Bates. The team has seen continued growth during 2021, adding international trade, and health and food policy expertise to the already deep bench of individuals. The firm was active in assisting clients in the healthcare sector during and post COVID-19 pandemic, and a destination for companies navigating US/China international trade matters. Arshi Siddiqui has extensive political, private-sector, and policy experience, acting as counsel for both members of the House, and corporate clients before Congress. Ed Pagano is notable for their communications, technology, antitrust, and immigration reform expertise.