Al Mottur is the managing partner of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Washington, DC office and is co-chair of the firm’s Government Relations Department. Al has helped numerous major corporations and other clients develop and execute complex public policy advocacy strategies in the Congress and in many Executive Branch Agencies, including the FCC, the FTC, and the Department of Agriculture. Previously, Al served as senior staffer for Senator Ernest F. Hollings (D-SC) and as the senior communications counsel for the United States Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Al began his legal career as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court in Bangor, Maine, following his graduation from Georgetown University Law School. Al was an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer Feld’s Washington, DC office, where he represented clients on a variety of public policy issues before Congress and the Clinton Administration, including telecommunications, intellectual property, internet issues, electricity deregulation and Puerto Rico’s political status.