Arent Fox PLLC has announced that U.S. Representative Chris John (D-LA) has joined the firm's government relations practice as senior government relations advisor.
Mr. John, a four-term congressman, led efforts in the House to combat the erosion and marsh destruction affecting Louisiana's coastline, worked to make the state a part of the "digital economy" and advocated on behalf of the agricultural organizations and domestic oil and gas producers.
Mr. John was a key player in work to construct a national energy policy as a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and also served on that committee's Health and Energy and Air Quality subcommittees. He was named one of the U.S. Congress' Next Generation of Leaders by the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call .
At Arent Fox, Mr. John will continue to cultivate his extensive Louisiana contacts developed over his 20 years of public service.