WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Capitol Counsel has brought on former Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr., M.D., as partner in its Washington, DC office, where he will focus on health care, tax, and trade issues.
During his 12 years in Congress, Dr. Boustany served on the influential House Ways and Means Committee and was Chairman of the Subcommittee on Tax Policy. As a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Dr. Boustany established himself as an expert and leader on tax, trade, health care, and entitlement policy. Dr. Boustany was also a co-founder of the House Doctors Caucus, and a co-chair of the bipartisan U.S.-China Working Group.
"Dr. Boustany's understanding of Congress, the Administration, and complex policy issues will continue to enhance what we are able to do for our clients," said former Rep. Jim McCrery, a partner at Capitol Counsel. Added Capitol Counsel's founding partner, John D. Raffaelli, "He fits right in with the firm's culture and will make an immediate contribution to our experienced and well-rounded team here in Washington."
"It is an honor to join my former colleague in Congress, Jim McCrery, and the very talented team at Capitol Counsel," said Dr. Boustany. "I am looking forward to the work ahead in health care, tax policy, and trade policy."
From 2013-2017 Dr. Boustany represented Louisiana's 3rd congressional district and from 2005-2013, he represented Louisiana's 7th congressional district. Dr. Boustany practiced as a cardiovascular surgeon for more than 20 years before being elected to Congress in 2004.
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