NAFTA Renegotiations: A Tale Of Two Capitals

NAFTA Renegotiations: A Tale Of Two Capitals

As the next key phase of discussions between the NAFTA participants takes place this week in Washington DC, there is much uncertainty about the outcome of these negotiations. Can negotiators agree upon a deal to update the twenty-three-year-old accord? Will President...

For Democratic State Attorneys General, Things Are About to Get Busy

Peter O’Keefe Partner By Peter O’Keefe As with any change in Administration from one party to the other, the effect on public policy can be felt in both subtle and significant ways. If the last two weeks are an accurate indicator of future efforts, there will be...
Peter O’Keefe

Peter O’Keefe has spent the past 25 years navigating between business and government at the highest levels.

As a former member of the Clinton Administration White House Staff, Mr. O’Keefe has applied that knowledge and experience to assist companies in developing strategies that either solve complex problems or increase public sector sales. His clients include publicly traded and privately held businesses in the financial services, infrastructure and technology sectors.

Mr. O’Keefe has worked on more than a dozen political campaigns, beginning his career as a political operative on the Clinton for President campaign in 1992. He currently serves as the National Treasurer for the Democratic Governors Association. In 2013, he played a leading role in the successful election of his longtime friend, Terry McAuliffe, as the 72nd Governor of Virginia.

Previously, Mr. O’Keefe served as the Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Mr. O’Keefe’s main focus was on developing and advising the national committee on strategic planning, while overseeing a $30 million dollar capital campaign that transformed the national party headquarters and operations. Prior to joining the staff of the DNC, Mr. O’Keefe served as the Director of Major Donor Development for the William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. O’Keefe served on the White House staff and spearheaded the Administration’s efforts to coordinate with the business community to pass key sections of the Clinton Economic Program.

He holds degrees from Marist College and the London School of Economics. He and his wife Sara and their two children reside in Washington, DC.