Katherine Ilahi has notable professional experience on automotive industry, aviation, tax, shipping, and science & technology issues. Katherine previously worked full-time for AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE.

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. General lobbying with regard to autonomous, semi-autonomous, and connected vehicle implementation. General lobbying with regard to draft legislation concerning NHTSA standards for vehicle electronics and data. Lobbying with specific regard to Department of Transportation Policy Guidelines concerning highly auto...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 4464/S. 2658 (Federal Aviation Reauthorization Act of 2016); amends title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal years 2016 through 2017. H.R. 1062/S. 571 (Pilot's Bill of Rights 2); amends the Pilot's Bill of Rights to facilitate appeals and to apply to other certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, to require the revision of the third class medical certification regulations issued by the Federal Aviatio...

TAX

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to deductibility of punitive damage awards and attorney expenses and costs, and to methods of accounting. H.R. 3550/S. 2059 (Civil Justice Tax 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. H.R. 2775 (Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015); grants St...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. H.R. 1120; enhances interstate commerce by creating a National Hiring Standard for Motor Carriers. H.R. 1371 (Safer Trucks and Buses Act of 2015); improves the Compliance, Safety, Accountability initiative of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and for other p...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. General lobbying with regard to the Internet of Things.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2410/H.R. 3064 (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. 1360; amends the limitation on liability for passenger...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. S. 544/H.R. 1040 (Secret Science Reform Act of 2015); prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulatio...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. General lobbying with regard to arbitration provisions in employment contracts for maritime service. H.R. 3142/S. 1673 (Cruise Passenger Protection Act); improves passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes. S. 2829 (Maritime Administration Authorization and Enhancement Act for Fiscal Year 201...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to whistleblower retaliation issues. Lobbying with regard to the Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces; ensures that contractors who are bidding on government contracts abide by employment law and are not able to force employees into arbitration for certain sexual assault and civil rights related claims. S. 852 (A Voice for Victims Act); provides that employment-related arbitration agreements shall not be enforceable with respect to any claim related...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1113/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 of 2002 to exempt from its rules regarding management assessment of internal controls the following institutions which, as of the end of th...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. H.R. 2205/S. 961 (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 sha...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. S. 884/H.R. 836 (Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015); improves access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes. H.R. 1021 (Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act); amends Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to gun manufacturer liability, assault weapons, and the applicability of PLCAA. S. 556/S. 405/S. 659 (Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015); protects and enhances opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- General lobbying with regard to proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence. 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. Lobbying with regard to federal judicial selection generally, including the Supreme Court of the United States, and with specific reg...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1599/S. 2621 (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/S. 2217 (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...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- 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 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to prohibit, or impose conditions or limitations on the use of agreements that require customers or clients of any broker, dealer, or municipal securities dealer to arbitrate any future dispute between then arising under the federal securities laws, related rules and regulations, or the rules of a se...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (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. General lobbying with regard to patent troll proposals. General lobbying with regard to patent reform proposals, specific interest in proposals that would enact loser pays, mandatory sanctions, limits on discovery, fees on discovery, or heightened pleading standards. S. 632 (STRONG Patents Act of 2015); directs the U.S. Patent and Trademark O...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- S.__/H.R.__ (Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act); draft legislation not formally introduced as of 07-01-2016; relating to the use of arbitration agreements to resolve disputes involving nursing home cases and nursing home contracts. Lobbying with regard to CMS rulemaking on mandatory pre-dispute arbitration in nursing home residency contracts. Lobbying with regard to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rulemaking on forced arbitration. Lobbying with regard to the Education Depar...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- H.R.__/S.__ (Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017); draft bill not introduced as of 4-01-2016 making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017. General lobbying with respect to consumer issues in the budget. General lobbying with regard to policy riders in the budget. H.R. 4909/S.__ (National Defense Author...
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $383,333.00 (monthly) - $6,930,000.00 (total)
- Lobbying with regard to medical malpractice reform proposals generally, including issues relating to practice guidelines for providers and health courts. H.R. 2646 (Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act); specific interest in provision enacting the "Behavioral Health Information Technology Act," to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and to limit the liability of such providers; and in provi...

Top Expertise

  • AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
  • AVIATION
  • TAX
  • SHIPPING
  • SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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Past

  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE