Brendan Dunn


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

Brendan Dunn served as chief advisor to the Senate Majority Leader and the Senate Republican leadership on tax, trade, financial services and retirement matters. He was key staff architect of the Majority Leader’s endeavors in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December 2017. Brendan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to clients who are seeking to influence policy outcomes in Washington. He has a particular, in-depth understanding of the implications of 2017 tax and financial regulatory reform, having served a key role in their passage. He was also on point for Senate Republican leadership on the latest renewal of the Trade Promotion Authority.In his position as senior advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and the Senate Republican leadership, Brendan acted as primary liaison to the business community on a wide range of policy issues. These included tax, trade, financial services and pension matters before Congress.Brendan’s background and network makes him well-positioned to serve as a valuable resource to companies that are seeking guidance on issues crucial to their business.