Brian Pomper

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Brian Pomper is a partner at the lobby firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld LLP. Prior to joining them in 2010, he served as the Executive Director of the Innovation Alliance (2009-2010) and was a partner at the lobby firm Parven Pomper Strategies (2006-2009). From 2003 to 2006, he served as Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee. He was a lobbyist from 1997 to 2003, and he clerked at the US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.[1]

"Mr. Pomper is the founding partner of Parven Pomper Strategies (PPS) Inc. He has helped clients on political strategy and advocated for them before the U.S. Congress and administrative agencies on a wide array of issues, including international trade, customs, tax policy, health care, patent reform, intellectual property and financial services.
"Prior to the founding of PPS, Mr. Pomper was the chief international trade counsel on the Democratic staff of the Senate Finance Committee, under Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT). In that capacity, he was responsible for advising Chairman Baucus and the other members of the Committee on all aspects of the Committee’s international trade and economic agenda, including oversight of ongoing trade negotiations, market access issues, international trade disputes, intellectual property and international tax and customs issues. He was involved in virtually every major international economic issue that arose during his four years on the Committee staff.
"Mr. Pomper earned his B.S. in 1992 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his J.D. in 1995 from Cornell University Law School. He is a member of the District of Columbia and New York bars, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
"He serves as an adjunct professor teaching international trade policy and politics at George Washington’s Graduate School of Political Management."[2]

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  1. Brian Arthur Pomper, OpenSecrets, Accessed July 23, 2012.
  2. Brian Pomper, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

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