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Robert S

Experienced, Exceptional, Effective Government Relations and Legal Professional Ready to Achieve Success With You

Occupation:

Public Relations Manager

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Education Level:

Law Degree

Will Relocate:

YES

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Government Relations and Legal Professional with over 10 years of Legislative, Regulatory, and Policy Advocacy expertise. Results-driven achiever, trusted advisor, and visionary with proven history of successfully achieving top legislative and regulatory goals and cultivating productivity in government affairs employees and lobby teams. Poised to transition solid background to a Manager, Director or VP of Government Affairs position and seeking a competitive salary ($135K+), with opportunities for non-compensated relocation, and growth and advancement that will benefit from my experience and cross-functional leadership abilities. Capable of a wide range of assertive leadership roles.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) Board Member And Commissioner 1/2017 - Present
(Confidential) Manager, Government Affairs & Staff Attorney 3/2014 - Present
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Highlights:

Over the course of 14 legislative sessions, I have led a team of lobbyists successfully advocating for LCA member companies interests and passed or defeated proposed legislation saving them millions of dollars and protecting the livelihoods of over $30K Louisiana workers Represented LCA on the Louisiana Supply Chain Transportation Council, assembled by Governor John Bel Edwards in the wake of the Baton Rouge area flooding in 2017 to deal with vendors and plants maintaining supply chains of goods, services and labor and restoring them as soon as possible following disasters and interruptions Owner and operator of a highly successful law firm. Consistently exceeded organizational goals and customer expectations throughout tenure. Credited, in all roles, with independent judgment, professionalism, collaborative approach, and business integrity in alignment with company vision, mission, and values. Developed and maintain strong working and personal relationships with Louisiana legislators, legislative staffers, fellow lobbyists and outside attorneys. Recipient of numerous industry and academic commendations, awards, and promotions. Accomplished public speaker to an audience of 100+.

Companies I like:

Southern California Edison, Daniels Trust, Air Products

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Senior staff member, responsible for managing government affairs and lobbying activities for a state-wide trade association representing Louisiana chemical manufactures. • Provide legal analysis and guidance, and represent the association as counsel of record in litigation • Engage in development and execution of legislative advocacy efforts on behalf of LCA member companies • Prioritize and strategically plan advocacy efforts on a wide range of issues • Prepare, analyze, interpret and monitor legislation or regulations affecting the industry • Research and track legislative issues/bills, conduct bill reviews, create detailed legislative reports and bill tracking reports • Conduct Government Affairs Committee meetings • Work closely and lead meetings with company representatives, LCA Board Members and representatives of fellow trade associations. • Serve as Staff Attorney; review contracts, advise on legal issues and serve as Counsel of Record for LCA in litigation before Louisiana’s 19th Judicial District Court, the Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, and Louisiana Supreme Court Accomplishments
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