Gary Slaiman leads Bingham’s Government Affairs Practice Group and focuses his practice on legislative matters as well as representing clients subject to congressional oversight and investigations and on various other issues before congressional committees and commissions, including telecommunications, antitrust, financial services, litigation reform, environment, energy, consumer protection, intellectual property and copyright, transportation and aviation, pharmaceuticals, and food.
Prior to joining the firm, Gary was chief counsel and staff director for the U.S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Subcommittee on Labor. Gary directed the subcommittee’s activities on OSHA reform; pension and ERISA matters; employment and training; healthcare reform; NAFTA, NLRA and RLA issues; and numerous matters before the Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services. Prior to taking over the Labor Subcommittee, Gary was counsel to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust where he managed domestic and international antitrust matters. In addition, he handled the subcommittee’s investigations and legislative initiatives in the areas of insurance and reinsurance regulation, savings and loan activities, civil RICO, tort reform, corporate governance and criminal law, and various intellectual property matters.
Gary currently serves as chairman of the advisory board for PREVIEW, a publication on the Supreme Court by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Public Education.