Financial Recovery and VP Debate
October 2, 2008
Hosted by Kevin O'Neill
Darryl Nirenberg, deputy chairman of the public policy group at Patton Boggs LLP, and Mike Dino, CEO of the Denver 2008 Host Committee for the Democratic National Committee, will preview the vice presidential debate and other election issues. Micah Green, the former president of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, and former Texas Congressman Chris Bell, examine Congress' second attempt to pass a financial rescue package this week. Attorneys Kathryn Hambrick and Courtney Nowell will discuss the role private equity and sovereign wealth funds are playing in the global financial marketplace. With nearly one in five U.S. residents claiming at least one disability and mounting concern over genetic testing, workplace discrimination is emerging as a top policy and legal issue for corporate America. Doug Mishkin, an employment law attorney, and Rebecca Fisher, an expert on medical genetic policy, lead a conversation on the topic.
Thur 9 AM PT on VoiceAmerica Business Network
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Kevin O’Neill is a partner at Patton Boggs LLP in Washington D.C., the nation’s leading public policy law firm. Patton Boggs began as an international law firm concentrating in global business and trade but has evolved to become a full-service firm with a national presence in every major area of legal representation. In his professional experience, Kevin helps implement federal government relations plans to influence public policy and achieve a client’s strategic business objectives. Kevin’s clients include some of the nation’s most prestigious corporations, associations, colleges and universities, healthcare entities, local governments and transportation authorities. In 2004, he was one of the youngest major fundraisers for the Bush-Cheney reelection campaign. Kevin co-founded and currently serves as President of a bipartisan federal political action committee (PAC). In 2007, Kevin was a candidate for the Republican nomination in a special election in Virginia’s First Congressional District. Kevin has a dual degree in broadcast journalism and history from Syracuse University. Kevin has a law degree from the College of William & Mary, where he was an editor of the law review and is currently the President-Elect of the Law School’s Alumni Association. Kevin is married and lives in Williamsburg, Virginia with his wife and two children.