Edward Kutler

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Edward Kutler is a managing director in the Washington D.C. office of Clark & Weinstock which he joined in 1997.

According to his biographical note prior to joining the company he was "a senior advisor to the speaker of the House of Representatives. Working with the speaker, Mr. Kutler was responsible for coordinating the activities of the Congressional committees and leadership offices on a wide range of issues, including health care, Medicare, trade policy, environmental and resource policy, and tax policy."

"As one of the speaker's closest aides, Mr. Kutler worked with the White House, Senate leadership and committee chairmen, as well as with other national leaders to conceive, craft and enact significant national legislation. In addition, Mr. Kutler negotiated several trade matters with the White House and Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, including language governing the oversight of the World Trade Organization in the GATT, and "fast track" language for consideration of future trade treaties in Congress. He also played an active role on House passage of NAFTA and GATT, where he served as chief contact for the House leadership with the White House and the business community," his biographical note states.

"Prior to his service with the House of Representatives, Mr. Kutler was a consultant to the Federal Trade Commission and served as a senior research associate for the American Enterprise Institute. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for International Business and Education Research of Georgetown University," his biographical note states. [1]

On June 1, 2004 Lisa Hayes from Clark & Weinstock lodged a lobbying disclosure form with the U.S. Senate stating that the company had been hired to represent CACI International [2]. Kutler was one of the four Clark and Weinstock staff listed as lobbyists on the CACI International account.

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