Gregory M. Louer

Gregory M. Louer

Managing Director

Greg Louer solves problems for clients facing complex challenges before Congress, the Executive Branch, and independent agencies. To do so he provides clients with strategic guidance and counseling, devises and implements comprehensive advocacy campaigns, and builds coalitions with allied stakeholders. Mr. Louer draws upon senior congressional staff experience for two members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, and several state-wide political campaigns. He understands the intersection between business and public policy and builds strategies to help clients achieve their goals.

Before joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Louer served as a senior advisor for two members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees regulated industries ranging from telecommunications, energy and health care. He first served as the policy director for the late Rep. Charles W. Norwood and later served in a similar capacity for Senator Marsha Blackburn, during her service in the US House, where he managed the legislative office and spearheaded legislative and oversight activities related to technology, energy and environmental policy. Mr. Louer also served in the legal office for two major communications and technology providers and practiced in the public policy department for a large international law firm.

Mr. Louer received his JD from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America, where he served as a staff member of the Law Review and graduated with honors. He received a BA in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Experience

  • Top-tier Communications Provider – advancing the company's regulatory and legislative agenda in Congress, with a focus on House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Commerce Committee oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Global Consumer Electronics Leader – develops strategic policy solutions on behalf of one of the world's largest consumer electronics and original equipment manufacturers on a broad range of issues, including telecommunications and technology policy; energy efficiency and environment policy relevant to appliance manufacturers; and developing international trade and tariff issues.
  • Internet Infrastructure Provider – Congressional advocacy on behalf of a leading internet registry and critical infrastructure provider, with a focus on lobbying and regulatory services related to international technology, privacy and competition policy.
  • North America's Leading Water Technology Provider – leads a multidisciplinary group of lawyers and professionals to create a hospitable regulatory and legislative environment for a global manufacturer of water heating and water technology products, including legal and regulatory services related to: energy efficiency policy; international trade; and water treatment policy.
  • Consumer Products Manufacturer – representation in Congress and in the Executive branch related to a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proceeding authorized under The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the US Trade Representative's tariff policies under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Leader – provides advice and counsel for the North American leader in smart electric vehicle charging, with a focus on developing transportation, energy and environmental policy solutions to support electrified and autonomous transportation in the US.
  • Optical Communications Equipment Manufacturer – provides legislative and regulatory advocacy on behalf of a leading US manufacturer of optical transmission equipment for high-speed internet communications, with a focus on technology, national security and supply chain policy.
  • Health Information Technology Software Developer – provides advice and counsel, for an emerging health information technology provider, with a focus on improving federal electronic health records (EHR) policy and market access for software that enhances the EHR experience.

Recognition

The Hill
"Top Lobbyist: Hired Guns" (2018)

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2010, cum laude
  • BA, Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000, cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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