Terry Haines

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Terry Haines is Terry Haines is a shareholder and director of Federal Government Relations in the Washington, DC office of Buchanan Ingersoll. [1]

A biographical note states that Haines has "been a senior public policymaker in both Congress and the Executive Branch, and now works closely with many of the world's leading companies, particularly in the financial services, telecommunications, and high-tech sectors." [2]

"Terry served as Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Financial Services for its Chairman, The Honorable Michael G. Oxley. Terry worked with Congressional Leadership and senior Bush Administration officials to spearhead the enactment of many landmark laws, "including:

  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the most sweeping corporate fraud legislation since the 1930s;
  • The USA PATRIOT Act, enacted to fight terrorism in the wake of the September 11 attacks; and
  • Federal terrorism insurance legislation, which ensures that this important coverage remains available to American businesses."

"Terry also was chief congressional investigator into Enron/Andersen, WorldCom, and Wall Street IPO practices. Terry's other public sector experience includes service as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission during the George H.W. Bush Administration, and senior Republican counsel to the US House Energy and Commerce Committee," his biographical note states.

Haines was a partner in the now defunct Alexander Strategy Group [3] and, according to his biographical note, another unnamed lobbying firm. "He also was general counsel of the eastern division of TCI, then the nation's largest cable TV company, his biographical note states. [4]

"Terry's political involvement includes work on the campaigns of President Bush and many prominent Senatorial and Congressional candidates," it states. [5]

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