Larry is a Senior Advisor with the National Academy of Public Administration. Larry was a senior and supervisory lawyer with extensive experience on Senate committee staff and, before that, as counsel to federal agencies and in private law practice representing regulated companies.
Larry served with the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for seventeen years, the last 4 years as Chief Counsel for Governmental Affairs. While there he led and managed the committee’s legislative and oversight agenda on government management and aspects of homeland security. Larry also served at the Congressional Office of Compliance, at EPA, and on detail to OMB. While at these agencies he structured and drafted regulations and procedures to implement new legislation in areas of pollution control, terms and conditions of employment, and the permitting of large industrial projects. He also coordinated the legal review of proposed regulations and of other agency initiatives; and conducted studies on topics related to employees’ rights and protections.
While in private practice, Larry practiced at large international firms in Washington, D.C., and New York City. He advised and assisted companies and trade associations regarding environmental regulatory compliance and assessed environmental liabilities in connection with corporate transactions.
Larry holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College, and J.D. from Columbia Law School.