“Special Guest Host Michael Dino Returns”
December 3, 2009
Hosted by Kevin O'Neill
Join us this week on the Capital Thinking Radio Show with special guest Host Michael Dino as we feature several new and exciting guests. Attorney Todd Harrison from Patton Boggs' New York Office will talk about the Bear Stearns acquittal, the case, and its impact for future prosecutions." Attorney Mark Savit from Patton Boggs' Denver Office will discuss how changes, including new enforcement standards, at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will affect the business sector. Denver Attorney Jim Lewis along with Dana Watts and Ben Lawhon of the "Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics" will discuss the nonprofit organization's commitment to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors. The three guests will address the Leave No Trace Center's history, mission, programs, challenges and future plans as well as Patton Boggs' pro bono efforts on their behalf. Policy analyst Matt Knoedler from Patton Boggs' Denver Office will focus on the latest developments in the Governor's race in Colorado and how the state's unique caucus system will impact the U.S. Senate race in the Rocky Mountain state.
Thur 9 AM PT on VoiceAmerica Business Network
Capital Thinking is your weekly glimpse of the intersection between politics, policy, the law, and the world of business. Capital Thinking will go beyond the typical talking head babble of traditional media to give a better understanding of what’s going on in Washington and what it means for your business and your family. Each week, we will feature a mix of influential guests - policymakers, lawyers and business leaders - who will give you an in-depth and balanced look at issues of interest in Washington, the legal arena and the business world. This is a high-energy hour of radio that will give you actionable intelligence for use as a business leader and citizen. Capital Thinking is broadcast live every Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Network.
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.