Greenberg Traurig Strengthens Governmental Affairs Practice with Addition of John D. Freshman as a Senior Director

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Greenberg Traurig Strengthens Governmental Affairs Practice with Addition of John D. Freshman as a Senior Director

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that John D. Freshman has joined its Washington, D.C. office as a senior director in the firm’s national Governmental Affairs Practice. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Freshman was a Principal at Troutman Sanders Strategies.

“John has over three decades of public policymaking and political experience - he is a truly distinguished leader and we’re extremely pleased to have him join our team,” stated Thomas J. Bond, chair of the firm's Governmental Affairs Practice and co-chair of its Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice.

Laura Klaus, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office stated, “We are thrilled John has decided to join us. He is an established governmental affairs professional and will be a terrific asset to our clients and will complement the talent in our Governmental Affairs group.”

Freshman has more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of industries, including environmental, infrastructure, natural resources and public policy. He has managed environmental, water and natural resources issues involving product safety, energy and health issues with foreign countries, as well as tax issues relating to supplemental children’s health insurance programs, alternative minimum tax and energy tax credits, among others.

Greenberg Traurig’s Governmental Affairs Practice combines the capabilities of the firm’s federal team in Washington, D.C. with state and local teams across the country. The firm’s national network of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Austin, New York City, Sacramento, Tallahassee and Washington, D.C.

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