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Todd R. Bertoson

Todd is an experienced Capitol Hill veteran focused on federal legislative and regulatory advocacy for clients in the telecommunications, technology, transportation, tribal and natural resources development industries.  He recently served as a Principal in the Public Policy and Regulation practice at Dentons US LLP, the world’s largest law firm.  There he focused on federal legislative and regulatory advocacy for clients in the telecommunications, technology, transportation, tribal and natural resources development industries.  He continues to practice in these areas with Capitol Hill Policy Group.

Prior to joining Capitol Hill Policy Group, Todd spent nearly six years on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, working on all aspects of the committee’s agenda, including issues relating to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Science Foundation, the Surface Transportation Board, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

While serving as the Republican staff director of the committee, Todd oversaw the enactment of legislation authorizing the FCC to conduct incentive auctions; the first Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization in nearly a decade; and Senate passage of comprehensive surface transportation legislation.

Prior to joining the Commerce Committee, Todd served for two years as a legislative assistant in the office of the late Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), then chairman of the Appropriations Committee and the most senior Republican on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. In this position, Todd worked on a wide array of issues, including appropriations, transportation, natural resources development and management, environmental protection and homeland security.