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 policy director 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 and chief workforce policy advisor for the late Rep. Charles W. Norwood and later served in a similar capacity for Rep. Marsha Blackburn, the current Vice Chairman for the Energy and Commerce Committee, where he managed the legislative office and represented the Congressman's agenda as co-chairman of the Congressional Songwriters' Caucus. 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.
- 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.
- Preeminent online retailer -- developing and implementing a governmental relations strategy to achieve state sales tax collection parity for interstate transactions between online and tradition brick-and-mortar retailers.
- Multinational original equipment manufacturer -- guiding development of bipartisan legislative text included in both House and Senate versions of comprehensive energy reform legislation under consideration in the 114th Congress.
- Major trade association -- representation in Congress to defeat proposed mine safety and health legislation that would impose potentially crippling burdens on small metal and non-metal mine operators.
- Public utility -- providing advice and counsel regarding federal energy and environmental policy that would impact the utility and ratepayers, including greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing power plants proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Emerging gold mine -- successfully developed and implemented a comprehensive congressional and regulatory strategy to lift a burdensome administrative order imposed by the Bureau of Land Management that threatened to disrupt mining operations.
- 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
- District of Columbia
- US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit