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Address

Governmental Affairs Office
American Bar Association
1050 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036

GAO Main Line: 202-662-1760

GAO Fax: 202-662-1762

Staff

Staff Contact Information and Legislative Responsibilities

Holly Cook,  Director
[email protected]
202-662-1860

Denise A. Cardman, Deputy Director
[email protected]
202-662-1761

  • Administrative Law Judges
  • Antiterrorism and Due Process
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Federal Judicial Administration
  • Judicial Independence

Larson Frisby, Associate Director
[email protected]
202-662-1098

  • Administrative Law/Regulatory Reform
  • Antitrust Law
  • Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Federal Agency Regulation of Lawyers
  • Real Property
  • Tax Law

Kristi Gaines, Associate Director
[email protected]
202-662-1763

  • Election Law
  • Government Lawyers
  • International Law
  • Lobbying Regulation

Kenneth J. Goldsmith, Senior Legislative Counsel and State Legislative Liason
[email protected]
202-662-1789

  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Education / Student Loan Repayment Assistance

David Eppstein, Legislative Counsel
[email protected]
202-662-1766

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law / Children
  • Gun Violence
  • Health Law / Elder Law
  • Insurance
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Tort Law/Litigation

Michael O'Neill, Legislative Counsel 
[email protected]
202-662-1767

  • AI and Cybersecurity
  • Defender Services
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Legal Services - Civil
  • Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Privacy
  • Public Contract Law

Christina Ennis, Legislative Counsel
[email protected]
202-662-1775

  • Civil Rights
  • Immigration Law
  • Homelessness / Housing

Chris Katopis, Legislative Consultant
[email protected]
202-662-1772

  • Intellectual Property Law

Eric Storey, Director of Grassroots and Digital Advocacy
[email protected]
202-662-1780

  • Grassroots Action Team
  • Digital Advocacy Campaigns
  • ABA Washington Letter

Allison Rosenstock, Grassroots Engagement Manager
[email protected]
202-662-1771

  • Social Media

Administrative Staff

Louise Neu, Office Administrator
[email protected]
202-662-1776

Emma Godel, Program Administration Manager
[email protected]
202-662-1724

Claire Tebbutt, Legislative Associate
[email protected]
202-662-1777