According to CNBC, Andy Friedman is “one of the nation’s most sought-after speakers on all things political.” An expert on political affairs, Andy is known for predicting the outcomes of Washington tax and fiscal deliberations and providing financial advisors and investors with strategies to consider in light of the changing political landscape.
Andy was a senior partner with the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., for almost 30 years, serving as head of the tax and corporate groups. Andy appears on CNBC, which refers to him as “Wall Street’s Tax Expert” and calls him “one of Washington’s savviest political observers.” Andy also has appeared on the Larry Kudlow Show, the Fox Business Channel, and POTUS radio. Andy is included in Best Lawyers in America and Chambers’ America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which notes that “Andy’s ability to combine vast knowledge and a practical mindset permits him to convey the most complex of tax concepts in layman’s terms. He is the expert’s expert. If every lawyer were like him, the world would be a much better place.”
Washington Update: An Overview of the Political Environment, Prospective Legislation, and Strategies for Investment and Retirement Planning
Andy Friedman, an expert on Washington political affairs, will provide an analysis of the legislation that has emerged and is likely to emerge from Washington in 2010. Topics will include health care reform, additional stimulus measures, estate taxes, financial services reform, climate change legislation, the fiscal situation, entitlements, retirement planning, and the future direction of tax rates. Andy also will provide some early analysis of the 2010 Congressional elections, and how those elections will affect — and be affected by — the President’s legislative agenda.
In each case, Andy will discuss specific strategies investors and financial advisors might consider in light of recently enacted legislation and the ongoing political environment in Washington.
“In an era of talking heads and politicized television shows, Andy Friedman seeks to stay objective and talks about how people can improve their investment returns.”
“One of the nation’s most sought-after speakers on all things political.”
“Andy consistently ranks as one of the very highest rated presenters at our national conferences, making him one of the most sought after speakers in our company. His insight into the Washington legislative environment fuels his ability to predict likely outcomes and concrete client strategies. He has added further credibility to our events and has directly impacted our bottom line results.”
“Andy Friedman’s ability to combine vast knowledge and a practical mindset allows him to convey the most complex of tax concepts in layman’s terms. If every lawyer were like him, the world would be a much better place.”