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William F. Stiers

Government Relations Washington
(202) 661-6346
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Education
  • The University of Alabama
    B.S., Economics, 1986
    About Bill
    Q&A
    • What type of matters of you work on most often?

      Matters involving change to government rules and regulations, as well as government funding.

    • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?

      Directing legislation on Capitol Hill provided me insight into how to work the Federal process effectively and efficiently. Working for a political advertising and public relations firm gave me an understanding of grassroots and grasstops political campaigns. Managing a political fundraising company taught me the intricacies of compliance and transparency.

    • What do you see on the horizon in your area of practice?
    MORE ABOUT Bill
    • Aviation Advocacy: Represented aviation solutions provider for fixed and rotary wing aircraft services to allow U.S. Department of Defense contractors to support Allied air force.
    • Education programs: Represented education non-profit with programs in Africa and Latin America, working with U.S. Agency for International Development and foreign government officials to obtain agreements and program funding.
    • Space launch system: Represented private aerospace manufacturer shepherding policy and funding through Congress to provide the U.S. Department of Defense with a domestically produced launch system to place national security assets in orbit.
    • Hospital construction project: Represented large privately held construction firm to recover costs related to a major Department of Veterans' Affairs construction project.
    • Online money transfers: Represented an American company operating a worldwide online payments system as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods. Improved the USA PATRIOT Act regulations concerning money laundering and terrorist financing.
    • Pandemic Flu Anti-viral: Represented biotech company that provides novel therapeutics for patients with rare and serious diseases. Secured funding for development of antiviral against various types of influenza.
    • Lock manufacturing: Represented international leader in the development and manufacturing of mechanical and electronic locking devices. Enforced standards for protecting classified material and expanded coverage consistent across government as well as industry.
    • Terrorism insurance: Represented one of the largest U.S. commercial property casualty and personal insurance companies on extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.
    • Rehabilitation hospitals: Represented a leading provider of post-acute healthcare services and home-based patient care. Continual medicare policy change advocacy with Congress and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
          Education
          • The University of Alabama, B.S., Economics, 1986
          Professional Affiliations
          • The National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics
          • U.S. Chamber of Commerce - National Security Task Force
          • International Policy Committee
          • International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group, Board of Governors