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Patomak News: Former U.S. Senator Luther Strange Joins Patomak Global Partners as Senior Advisor

April 26, 2018, Washington, D.C. – Former U.S. Senator Luther J. Strange, III has joined Patomak Global Partners, a strategy, risk-management, and enforcement consulting firm, as a Senior Advisor. Senator Strange draws on his experience as a U.S. Senator and Attorney General for the State of Alabama to provide strategic counsel to clients, including on corporate investigations, monitorships, compliance, and enforcement matters.

“Patomak clients will benefit from Luther’s proven strategic insights, leadership, and experience in complex matters. We are excited to welcome such a distinguished advisor to the team,” said Patomak CEO Paul Atkins. “His experience in private practice and in government managing policy and enforcement matters involving financial services, energy, agriculture, technology, and defense companies is invaluable.”

“Joining Patomak was a natural fit. The draw is its global reach, the caliber of its personnel who have both high-level government and private practice experience, and the ability to work on cutting-edge issues,” said Senator Strange. “I am honored to join the team and look forward to continuing to make a difference in helping companies tackle regulatory and compliance challenges so they can focus on the bottom line.”

In addition to his work for Patomak, Senator Strange will also serve clients through his law firm, Luther Strange & Associates, LLC, which is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

Senator Strange may be reached through Patomak’s Washington, DC offices at 202-862-3920 or lstrange@patomak.com.

Strange, Former U.S. Senator and State Attorney General

Senator Luther Strange served as a U.S. Senator from 2017 – 2018, where he served the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Armed Services; Budget; and Energy and Natural Resources Committees, and was twice elected as the Attorney General for Alabama from 2011 – 2017.

As Alabama AG, he represented the state in some of its biggest cases in recent history, including successfully arguing an important First Amendment case, Lane v Franks, before the United States Supreme Court in 2014. Senator Strange also served as the court-appointed coordinating counsel for the Gulf Coast states in the historic Deepwater Horizon oil spill litigation. He personally tried the case that led to a landmark settlement agreement to compensate Alabama for both economic and environmental damages caused by that disaster. Under his leadership, Alabama received over $2 billion in compensation while saving Alabamaʼs citizens over $140 million in legal fees.

Before entering public service, Senator Strange was a partner with the law firm of Bradley Arant Rose & White LLP (now Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP). While at Bradley, he led the legal team that brought Hyundaiʼs first North American manufacturing plant to Alabama in 2002. Senator Strange also was a founding investor and organizer of Oakworth Capital Bank in Birmingham, Alabama where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Both in private practice and in government, Senator Strange was involved in financial services policy and enforcement matters.

Senator Strange received his BA from Tulane University in 1975. He received his JD from Tulane in 1979. He was inducted into the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame in 2016.

About Patomak

Patomak is a financial services consultancy that provides industry and regulatory expertise, delivers value in an efficient manner, and provides a competitive edge to companies navigating global markets. Patomak has offices in Washington, DC and New York. Patomak was founded by Paul Atkins, former SEC Commissioner, in 2009.

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Patomak media contact                                  
Ianthe Zabel, 202-365-5008, izabel@patomak.com

 

 

 

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