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Doug Kantor

General Counsel

Doug Kantor successfully works every aspect of the public policy process to assess his clients’ needs, draft legislation, and advocate for the right outcome. He provides governmental advocacy, strategic advice, and legal counseling services to a range of clients before the Congressional and Executive branch agencies, and he provides legal representation for clients facing investigations by state attorneys general and the Congress. He advocates for clients in areas including financial services, technology, energy, tax issues, the judiciary, and appropriations. 

Doug has established and administered coalitions of companies and trade associations that share common legislative and regulatory objectives, a recent example of which is the Merchants Payments Coalition, which includes several merchant trade associations trying to reform the system of credit and debit card swipe fees.

Doug brings professional insight from his experience as a litigator and political appointee to develop policy-based solutions for clients. His legal experience includes defending state attorney general investigations, appellate litigation, managing internal investigations, litigating securities enforcement actions, campaign finance law counseling, privacy law counseling, and defending against class action suits.

Speaking at:

Reducing Payment Acceptance Costs for C-Stores

Payments experts will provide insights into the latest fee increases, how swipe fees are evolving, and what you can do as a merchant to drive big savings.