February 17, 2021 | 11 a.m. PT
The New Washington Landscape
The new administration faces a host of issues, led by the need to stem the COVID-19 epidemic and put the nation’s economy back on its feet. Andy Friedman of the Washington Update provides a comprehensive bipartisan view of what’s happening at our nation’s capital and how the markets are likely to react.
An expert on political affairs, Andy Friedman explains the ever changing, sometimes confusing, and often crazy world of Washington in a straightforward, bipartisan manner. He is known for predicting the outcomes of Washington deliberations and providing financial advisors and investors with strategies to consider in light of the changing political landscape.
Andy was a senior partner with the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., where he practiced for almost 30 years, serving as head of the tax and corporate groups. He received his bachelor degree as valedictorian from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and his law degree from the Harvard Law School.
Andy appears on CNBC, which refers to him as “Wall Street’s Tax Expert” and calls him “one of Washington’s savviest political observers.” Andy also has appeared on the Larry Kudlow Show, the Fox Business Channel, and POTUS radio, has been profiled in the Washington Post and Research Magazine, and is quoted extensively in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to USA Today.
Andy is included in Best Lawyers in America and Chambers’ America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which notes that “Andy’s ability to combine vast knowledge and a practical mindset permits him to convey the most complex of tax concepts in layman’s terms.”