Jacqueline Kappler has notable professional experience on housing, homeland security, tax, shipping, and railroads issues. Jacqueline previously worked full-time for AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE.

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- S. 1217 (Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act); specific interest in provisions relating to investor protection and investor immunity. H.R. 1210 (Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act); amends the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages for residential mortgage loans held on an originating depository institutions portfolio, and for other purposes. S. 812 (CLEAR Relief Act of 2015); amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- Lobbying with regard to limitations of liability and preemption of state-based causes of action as they relate to cybersecurity proposals generally. General lobbying with regard to the SAFETY Act (Public Law 107-296) and cybersecurity. S. 1927 (Data Security Act); protects information relating to consumers, to require notice of security breaches, and for other purposes. S. 754 (Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act); improves cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of i...

TAX

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- Lobbying with regard to deductibility of punitive damage awards paid by defendants. H.R. 1; amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for comprehensive tax reform with specific interest in provision that mandates that certain qualified professional service firms change their method of accounting from cash to accrual in order to determine taxable income. Lobbying with regard to deductibility of attorney-advanced expenses and court costs in contingency fee cases. Lobbying with reg...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 983 (Safe and Fair Environment on Highways Achieved Through Underwriting Level Act); amends Title 49, United States Code, with respect to minimum levels of financial responsibility for the transportation of property. S. 2322 (MAP-21 Reauthorization Act); specific interest relating to changes to vehicle weight and size requirements for commercial motor vehicles. H.R. 1120; enhances interstate commerce by creating a National Hiring Standard for Motor Carriers. H.R. 5532; improves the Co...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2410/S.__ (Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act); specific interest relating to a provision that would withhold from discovery or admission into evidence certain information related to the railroad safety risk reduction program. General lobbying regarding the limitation of the admissibility of safety evidence. S. 2784 (Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2014); directs the Sec...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to liability in civil actions arising from maritime incidents. General lobbying with regard to contracts of adhesion in cruise line passenger contracts. S. 1340 (Cruise Passenger Protection Act); improves passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes. H.R. 5769 (Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014); authorizes appropriation for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2087/S. 1133 (Arbitration Fairness Act); prohibits mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration in consumer contracts. General lobbying with regard to the enforceability of mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration provisions in employment and consumer contracts, including financial consumer contracts and servicemember contracts for consumer products. S.__/H.R.__ (Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act); draft legislation not formally introduced as of 07-17-2015; relating to the use of arbitration ag...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- Lobbying with regard to medical malpractice reform proposals generally, including issues relating to practice guidelines for providers and health courts. H.R. 1473/S. 1769 (Standard of Care Protection Act); prevents certain Federal health care laws from establishing health care provider standards of care. H.R. 4750 (Standard of Care Protection Act of 2014); clarifies the treatment of health care provider standards of care under Federal health care standards. S. 1685/H.R. 2957 (Behavioral ...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- Lobbying with regard to the implementation of the SMART Act (Public Law 112-242), generally. Lobbying with regard to the Medicare Secondary Payer Program, generally. Lobbying with regard to the Medicare Third Party Liability Program, generally. H.R. 1982 (Medicare Secondary Payer and Workers' Compensation Settlement Agreements Act); amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) create an exception to Medicare secondary payer requirements for certain workers' compensatio...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. General lobbying with regard to clarifying state and federal court jurisdiction in certain cases. S. 401/H.R. 758 (Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015); amends Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to make sanctions mandatory. General lobbying with regard to federal judicial selection generally, except specific lobbying with regard to the nomination of Clare Connors. S.__/H.R.__ (PETITI...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 9 (Innovation Act); amends Title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections. S. 1720 (Patent Transparency and Improvements Act); promotes transparency in patent ownership and makes other improvements to the patent system. General lobbying with regard to patent troll proposals. S. 1013/H.R. 2639 (Patent Abuse Reduction Act); amends Title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement sui...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2995/S. 1910 (Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2016); making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016. H.R. 2509/S. 1224 (Civil Justice Fairness Act); amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards received on account of such claims...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2647 (Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015); expedites under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands. H.R. 2028/S. __ (Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016); making appropriations for energy and water development and r...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1599/S.__ (Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015); amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to food produced from, containing, or consisting of a bioengineered organism, the labeling of natural foods. H.R. 2017 (Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015); amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve and clarify certain disclosure requirements for restaurants and similar retail food establishments, and to amend the authority to bring proceeding...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2262 (SPACE Act of 2015); facilitates a pro-growth environment for the developing commercial space industry by encouraging private sector investment and creating more stable and predictable regulatory conditions.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2087/S. 1133 (Arbitration Fairness Act); prohibits mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration in consumer contracts. General lobbying with regard to the enforceability of mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration provisions in employment and consumer contracts, including financial consumer contracts and servicemember contracts for consumer products. H.R. 1098 (Investor Choice Act of 2015); amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to revise the authority of th...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 0.7 years (2015 - 2015) inactive
Revenue : $506,667.00 (monthly) - $4,300,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to the Volkswagen emissions scandal. General lobbying with regard to liability of rental car companies. Lobbying with regard to Takata airbag recall.

Top Expertise

  • HOUSING
  • HOMELAND SECURITY
  • TAX
  • SHIPPING
  • RAILROADS

Employers

Current

Past

  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE