Tracy Tolk, veteran energy and environmental lobbyist, joins Crowell & Moring’s government affairs group

He brings extensive experience from Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Tracy Tolk joined Crowell & Moring, bringing more than two decades of government affairs experience as an energy policy lobbyist and congressional staffer.

Tolk advises clean energy, transportation, technology and agriculture companies on public policy issues before Congress and federal agencies. He joins Crowell as senior director of policy in the company’s government affairs group.

“Tracy is a connector and strong customer advocate on important public policy issues in the areas of energy and transportation,” he said Aaron C. Cummingsco-chair of the company’s Government Affairs Group and former chief of staff to a senator. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). “Clients will benefit from Tracy’s experience due to her bipartisan relationships at the Hill and collaborations with various federal agencies. She knows how to use leverage Washington Work.”

Prior to joining the firm, Tolk was a principal at Van Ness Feldman LLP, a law and government relations firm. Her congressional experience includes serving as senior advisor to both a former Republican. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.), now governor Washingtonand former MP. Jim Davis (D-Fla.) when they served on the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. For Inslee, Tolk also managed cases before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, as well as the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. Tolk oversaw energy, environmental and transportation policy issues and developed strategies for effective regulatory implementation.

“Energy policy is critical to America’s future, and Tracy is a leader who can help guide clients in this rapidly evolving space,” said James “Jim” Flood, co-chair of the firm’s government affairs group and former adviser to the senator. Charles E. Schumer (DN.Y.).

“Crowell & Moring has a strong, bipartisan governmental and regulatory affairs practice, which provides an ideal platform for my clients,” Tolk said. “I am excited to leverage my experience in the energy industry, in Congress and in federal agencies to help clients navigate the energy transition and achieve their most important goals.”

Tolk is also an adjunct professor at the University of George Washington University Legislative Affairs Program for Graduates of the School of Political Management.

About Crowell & Moring LLP

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