Press Release
May 4, 2022

Holland & Knight's Rich Gold and Nasim Fussell Named Among D.C.'s Most Influential People by Washingtonian Magazine

WASHINGTON (May 4, 2022) – Holland & Knight Partners Rich Gold and Nasim Fussell have been recognized among Washington, D.C.'s, Most Influential People by Washingtonian magazine. The list, which was published in Washingtonian's May issue, includes 250 experts and advocates outside of the government who are helping to shape policy. Mr. Gold is recognized in the Climate and Environment category, and Ms. Fussell is recognized in the Trade category.

Mr. Gold is the leader of the firm's Public Policy & Regulation Group and focuses his practice at the intersection of complex policy and political issues involving Congress, the executive branch and the media. Under Mr. Gold's leadership, Holland & Knight has grown into a national leader for federal lobbying and is consistently ranked among the top 10 practices in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Gold served in the Clinton Administration under Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Carol Browner. Mr. Gold also served as a career lawyer in the EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance and Office of General Counsel.

Ms. Fussell is a member of Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation and International Trade Groups and advises clients on trade legislation, negotiations and regulatory issues. She recently served as chief international trade counsel for the Senate Finance Committee under former Chairmen Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Ms. Fussell also served as trade counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee. During her tenure on Capitol Hill, Ms. Fussell played a key role in several significant trade negotiations and passage of trade legislation, most notably the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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