Tales of Regulatory Creep

The Houston Lawyers Chapter
Start : Monday, October 21, 2013 11:30 AM
End : Monday, October 21, 2013 01:00 PM

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1111 Louisiana Street, 44th Floor
Houston, TX 77002


  • Rachel Brand, Vice-President & Chief Counsel for Regulatory Litigation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Brand is vice president and chief counsel for regulatory litigation at the National Chamber Litigation Center, the litigation arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She has a wealth of government and private sector experience, with particular expertise on regulatory issues. Before assuming her current role with the Chamber of Commerce, Brand practiced law with WilmerHale; served as the Assistant Attorney General for legal policy at the U.S. Department of Justice where she was the chief policy adviser to the Attorney General and the Department’s regulatory policy officer; and served in the Office of Counsel to the President at the White House. She will be speaking about the sustained increase in federal regulation, and its effects on American business.

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Cost: $15 paid online in advance / $10 for government employees, paid online in advance

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CLE credit requested. Seating is limited.

Parking Details: If you plan on parking, please park in the Regency Parking Garage (which is between Polk and Clay on Louisiana, it is not the Hyatt Hotel) and park on any of the visitor parking floors (2-4). Then, come to level 3 and walk through the skywalk to the building (you will walk through the Hyatt Regency Hotel on the second floor). Once in the lobby of 1111 Louisiana, take the first elevator bank on your right to the 44th floor. Andria and Courtney will greet you at reception and will validate your parking sticker.