Webcast: New Authorities/New Priorities: Congressional Investigations in the 116th Congress

March 1, 2019

This ABA and Gibson Dunn webcast takes a close look at how the 116th Congress is approaching congressional investigations.  A panel consisting of three seasoned Hill investigators and the Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Congressional Investigations specialty group discuss the nuts and bolts of congressional investigations, including the unprecedented new authorities that House committee chairs will work with over the next two years.  The panel also will discuss where the investigative committees are focused or are likely to focus their attention.

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Jennifer Barblan, Chief Republican Counsel, Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce

David Brewer, Deputy Republican Staff Director, House Oversight and Reform Committee

Douglas Pasternak, Democratic Staff Director of Investigations & Oversight for the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure

Michael Bopp, Partner and Chair, Gibson Dunn’s Congressional Investigations Group