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Michael Fitzpatrick

By Wes Calkin

Michael Fitzpatrick (he/him/his) is Head of Regulatory Advocacy at General Electric Company, where he leads GE’s engagement on energy, aviation, digital and transportation regulating issues. Prior to joining General Electric, he served for three years in the White House where he helped to lead the Obama Administration’s development of regulatory policy and White House review of significant regulations. He was also appointed by the President to serve on the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). During his time at the White House, Michael served as the Administration’s lead on regulatory cooperation issues with the EU, Canada, and Mexico. Previously, Michael was a partner at Akin Gump, an Assistant United States Attorney, and a Senior Advisor on regulatory matters in the Clinton White House. Michael is a proud Washington native, supporter of the arts, and historian of the city. He served for ten years on the Board of Cultural Tourism DC (six as Chair). Michael received his B.A. from Brown University, M.A. from University of Virginia, and J.D from Stanford University.