Kerry Lawrence has notable professional experience on guns, trade (domestic & foreign), immigration, healthcare, and retirement issues. Kerry previously worked full-time for AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION.

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R.96, Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2007. H.R. 1022, S.645, Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2007. H.R.1399, S.1001, District of Columbia Personal Protection Act. H.R.1859, Anti-Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2007. H.R.1895, Anti-Gun Trafficking Penalties Enhancement Act of 2007. S.1331, Long Range Sniper Rifle Safety Act of 2007. H.R.2640, NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services Negotiations - issues regarding U.S. negotiating position on international trade in legal services (inbound and outbound) General issues related to legal services provisions in negotiation of free trade agreements APEC Legal Services Initiative
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1645, the Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy Act of 2007 S. 844, Unaccompanied Alien Child Protection Act of 2007 S.795, H.R. 1379, the Citizenship Promotion Act S.774, the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1328, S. 1200, Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 HR 1328 H.R. 1424, The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007 Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974/medical records privacy
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- Social Security Disability Appeals System - supporting various improvements in the system and the use of Administrative Law Judges appointed under the APA. Social Security Administration Disability Appeals Process- regarding proposed rules to make significant changes at the Administrative Law Judge, Appeals Council and Decision Review Board appeals levels for both disability and non-disability claims.
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1905, S.1257, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act H.R. 221, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2007 H.R. 785,S. 461 Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2007 HR 660, Court Security Improvement Act of 2007 HR 1130, Judicial Disclosure Responsibility Act S 378, Court Security Improvement Act of 2007 S. 525, Circuit Court of Appeals Restructuring and Modernization Act of 2007. S. 1638, Federal Judicial Salary Restoration Act o...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (Treaty Doc. 106-1) UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Treaty Doc. 103-39) Proposals to reform the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Amendment and Protocols to the United Nations Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious or To Have Indiscriminate Effects: Amendment of Article 1, done at Geneva December 21, 2001 (Trea...

TAX

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1840,To restore and make permanent the exclusion from gross income for amounts received under qualified group legal services plans and to increase the maximum amount of the exclusion. S. 1130, Legal Services Benefit Act of 2007 (reinstatement of the pre-tax status of group/prepaid legal services benefits) H.R. 1540, Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2007 S. 1689, Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2007 H.R. 6049, Energy and Tax Extenders Act of 2008 reinstatement of the pre-tax status of group...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- HR 871 --To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen enforcement of spousal court-ordered property distributions, and for other purposes. S.398, Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act Amendments of 2007. H.R.1104, Foster Children Self-Support Act. H.R.687, S.382, Keeping Families Together Act. H.R.1376, Medicaid Foster Care Coverage Act of 2007. S.661, H.R.2188, Kinship Caregiver Support Act. H.R.2343, S.667, Education Begins at Home Act. S. 1462, H.R.40...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S.456, Gang Abatement and Prevention Act of 2007, provisions related to definition of gang crimes, transfer of juveniles to adult criminal justice system and mandatory minimum sentences. H.R. 460, the Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2007. H.R.845, Criminal Restitution Improvement Act. H.R.555, Family Telephone Connection Protection Act of 2007, provisions relating to regulation of contracts for telephone service by prison inmates. H.R.854, the City Youth Violence Recovery Act....
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R.4137, College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2008 provisions relating to reauthorization of Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity Program, student loan repayment for those in public service jobs; student loan repayment for prosecutors, public defenders, and civil legal assistance lawyers; federal accreditation oversight and responsibilities. S. 1167, Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Loan Repayment Act H.R. 5157, RISE Act, seeking the repeal of prohibition of persons convic...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S1547 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, Subtitle F, Military Justice and Legal Assistance Matters, Legal assistance for military personnel and their dependents; proposed amendments to Department of Defense clearance guidelines regarding employment of ex-offenders; HR1585, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, Subtitle E, Military Justice and Legal Assistance Matters, Legal assistance for military personnel and their dependents; issues relating to t...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S. 1640, the "Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007." S. 681, the "Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act". (Section 303, relating to prohibition on "tax shelter patents.") S. 242 and H.R. 1432, the "Pharmaceutical Market Access and Drug Safety Act of 2007." (Provisions relating to reimportation of patents drugs sold abroad.)
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 2102, S. 1267, Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 H.R. 2831, Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 S. 1843, Fair Pay Restoration Act H.R. 2015, Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007 H.R. 1416, S. 185, Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007 H.R. 2826, To amend titles 28 and 10, United States Code, to restore habeas corpus for individuals detained by the United States at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes. H.R. 6274, To provide an equivalent to habeas corpus protect...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- Draft bankruptcy technical corrections bill prepared by ABA proposing partial repeal of bankruptcy attorney liability provisions contained in Sections 102, 203(a), and 226-229 of P.L. 109-8, formerly S. 256, Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, to add a new partnership section to the Bankruptcy Code, and to make certain technical amendments to Section 363(f) of the Code regarding certain sales of real property
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 840 Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2007, Section 101, amending the Department of Housing and Urban Development definition of homeless person under McKinney-Vento Act to be consistent with that of the Department of Education. H.R. 3221, American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act provisions related to funding for legal assistance for homeowners who have legal issues related to foreclosure H.R. 3221, Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 300, We the People Act, to limit the jurisdiction of the Federal courts, and for other purposes. H.R.699, to amend title 28, United Stated Code, with respect to the jurisdiction of Federal courts over certain cases and controversies involving the Pledge of Allegiance. H.R. 2898, to amend title 28, United States Code, to establish standards for impeachment of justices and judges of the United States. H.R. 724, to amend title 28, United States Code, to limit Federal court jurisdiction over...
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 3121, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007, to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 21, Oceans Conservation, Education and National Strategy for the 21st Century Act
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S. 1070, H.R. 1783, Elder Justice Act provisions to amend the Social Security Act to establish an elder justice program and to establish offices within the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice to provide a combined public health and law enforcement approach to address elder abuse.
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S. 2248, FISA Amendments Act of 2007 H.R. 2082, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, issues relating to the extending to all U.S. personnel the prohibitions of the U.S. Army Field Manual on Human Intelligence Collector Operations in conducting interrogations. H.R. 6304, FISA Amendments Act of 2008 H.R. 3773, Responsible Electronic Surveillance That is Overseen, Reviewed, and Effective Act of 2007 H.R. 4114, American Anti-Torture Act
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 21 Oceans Conservation, Education, and National Strategy for the 21st Century Act Activity in support of market sensitive mechanisms to curb carbon emissions.
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S. 2261, Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act and merits of the U.S. Supreme Courts decision in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc. regarding vertical resale price agreements between a supplier and its distributor or retailer
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- Provision of unlimited insurance coverage for Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts under the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporations Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- Proposed amendments to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Statements 5 and 141(R) involving corporate disclosure of litigation loss contingencies and waiver of attorney-client privilege and work product protections (set forth in the FASB exposure draft titled Disclosure of Certain Loss Contingencies: An Amendment to FASB Statements 5 and 141(R); File Reference 1600-100, issued on June 5, 2008)
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- H.R.556, Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 S.1610, Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Duration : 3.0 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $100,000.00 (monthly) - $3,500,000.00 (total)
- S.3036 Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008 concerning provisions relating to sustainable development, market mechanisms to control carbon emissions.

Top Expertise

  • GUNS
  • TRADE (DOMESTIC & FOREIGN)
  • IMMIGRATION
  • HEALTHCARE
  • RETIREMENT

Employers

Current

Past

  • AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION