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Tatum Ackler

Senior Policy Specialist*

Tatum Ackler is a registered lobbyist in Sacramento where she assists the firm's clients in the development and implementation of legislative and regulatory strategies on a broad range of policy issues.

Ms. Ackler brings eight years of California political and public policy experience. Most recently, she served as Legislative Director to Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Founding Member and Co-Chair of the California Legislative Technology and Innovation Caucus, where she was responsible for managing his broad legislative agenda, including staffing legislation related to the extension of fuel cell net energy metering, increased access to patient care, and single use food service packaging. Prior to working for Assemblymember Low, Ms. Ackler was Deputy Legislative Director to Assemblymember Das Williams (D - Santa Barbara) and served as the staff liaison to the Assembly Natural Resources Committee. During her time in the Legislature, Ms. Ackler worked on an array of policy areas including natural resources, energy, communications and conveyance, housing, health care and higher education.

Along with her state service, Ms. Ackler also brings campaign experience, having worked on campaigns for several candidates running for California State Assembly. Her political work has helped candidates across California achieve victory on Election Day.

Ms. Ackler received her Bachelor's degree in Government and a minor in Communications from California State University, Sacramento.

Experience

  • Procter & Gamble, a Fortune 100 consumer goods corporation, in advancing the company's legislative agenda before the California State Legislature, including consumer product, environmental, privacy and other policy issues.
  • Vulcan Materials Company, the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, in advancing the company's legislative agenda before the California State Legislature and various regulatory agencies regarding environmental, water, and transportation issues
  • A.O. Smith Corporation, one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heaters and boilers, in advancing the company's policy agenda before the California Legislature, the California Energy Commission, and the California State Water Resources Control Board, regarding building electrification and water quality issues.
  • Southern California Public Power Authority, a joint powers agency providing electricity to over two million customers in Southern California, in advancing its legislative agenda on energy issues before the California Legislature.
  • Large multifamily real estate development company to help expedite the approval of various plans and permits before the California Department of Toxic Substances Control to ensure the timely construction of a 500 apartment unit infill development project in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Perspectives

Calif. Chemical Reg Changes Could Affect Many Products
California Law360, Consumer Protection Law360, Environmental Law360, Product Liability Law360, Public Policy Law360, Retail & E-Commerce Law360
The California Legislature: Recently Proposed Consumer Products Legislation
Arnold & Porter Webinar
California Legislature Proposes Significant Changes to California's Safer Consumer Products Program
Advisory
How 2018 Changed California's Legislative Landscape
Arnold & Porter CLE Program, San Francisco, CA
Personal Resiliency and the Warrior Spirit
Women EmPOWERed - Changing Our Future, Sacramento, CA
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Credentials

Education
  • BA, Government, California State University, Sacramento, 2010
Admissions
  • *Not admitted to the practice of law
Government & Military Service
  • Legislative Director, Office of Assemblymember Evan Low (D - Silicon Valley)
  • Deputy Legislative Director, Office of Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara)
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