Washington D.C. Update: The View 30-Days Out

Event Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Thursday, October 1, 2020


On October 1st, the U.S. will be approximately 30-days out from what is promising to be one of the more tumultuous and historic elections in our lifetimes. Join FIA’s lobby firm founder Bruce Mehlman and his partner David Castagnetti of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas as they discuss the 2020 election outlook from inside the beltway. 

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Duration: 60 minutes


Registration: (FIA Members Only)

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Bruce Mehlman, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas

Bruce Mehlman leads the bipartisan firm he founded after serving at senior levels in politics, policy and business. Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas helps Fortune 500 companies and innovative startups understand, anticipate and navigate the ever-evolving policy environment and trends likely to impact the global marketplace.

A highly sought-after speaker, Mehlman frequently presents to Boards of Directors, global conferences and strategic planning sessions. Mehlman is an adjunct business school professor with The Washington Campus and has lectured on “winning business-government relations” at the Harvard Kennedy School, Yale School of Management and Georgetown University, among others.

Mehlman’s quarterly updates on political trends are widely read by business leaders and political observers across the country and have been frequently covered in leading publications, including The Washington Post, Axios, Politico, CNN, Fortune, the Daily Caller and UVA Center for Politics.

David Castagnetti, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas

David Castagnetti is a legislative and political strategist with a history of delivering for clients. A trusted Democratic advisor who understands how to talk to business, he has played a critical role in shaping many significant policy issues of the past two decades. Recognized as one of Washington’s top lobbyists by BusinessWeek, Washingtonian magazine, The Hill and Congressional Quarterly, Castagnetti’s policy expertise and political chops are well known. His forte is translating complex policies into straightforward issues, then navigating the political, legislative and regulatory challenges that dictate outcomes.



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