PHOENIX and WASHINGTON, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Polsinelli added its third former U.S. Congressman to its national Public Policy Practice. John B. Shadegg joins the law firm's Phoenix and Washington, D.C. offices as shareholder, bringing extensive experience serving eight terms in Congress where he demonstrated leadership and a passion for health care and energy issues.
"Polsinelli has an established and influential Public Policy Practice that I am proud to join," Shadegg said. "This opportunity provides me a new platform to focus on health care and energy issues in which I have invested years of work."
Shadegg focuses his practice on health care and energy public policy issues as part of Polsinelli's Public Policy Practice, comprised of other former Congressmen, executive branch officials, senior congressional staff and public policy professionals who advise clients on appropriations, budget, health care, education, immigration and tax policy, First Amendment advertising and media law.
Shadegg was elected as a U.S. Congressman in 1994, serving 16 years before retirement in 2010. He focused on energy and environmental policies, serving on the Energy and Commerce Committee and House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. As a member of the Health subcommittee, Shadegg focused on several health care reform matters. He also served as Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee.
"Congressman Shadegg brings tremendous value to our clients with his background and deep experience in the key public policy issues of our time, and we are pleased to have him join our team," said Public Policy Practice Chair and former Congressman Alan Wheat.
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