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Steven Kupka is a partner in King & Spalding’s Government Advocacy and Public Policy group. An expert on the complexities of public policy at the federal, state, and local government levels, Mr. Kupka focuses his practice on international trade promotion, foreign regulatory issues and foreign asset recovery efforts with a particular emphasis throughout the Caribbean (Puerto Rico) and the Americas.

U.S. and foreign governmental entities turn to Mr. Kupka for specialized advice on myriad topics including infrastructure projects, regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. He also advises corporations on their advocacy efforts before Congress regarding legislative and regulatory issues and on various interagency rulings issued by the Office of Management and Budget.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Mr. Kupka was Managing Partner for the Washington, DC office of a national law firm where he also led the firm’s Public Policy, Regulatory, & Government Affairs group.

Mr. Kupka’s extensive government and public policy credentials include work for The White House Office of Management and Budget, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. House of Representatives. He also served as Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Omaha and had leadership positions in several U.S. presidential campaigns in Nebraska. A member of the Republican Governors Association Executive Roundtable, Mr. Kupka also served on the Board of Directors of the Boulder Crest Foundation for Wounded EOD Warriors.

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Credentials

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

B.S., George Washington University

District of Columbia

Nebraska

Supreme Court of the United States

American Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Executive Roundtable

Nebraska State Bar Association

Republican Governor Association

YPO Gold, Northeast Regional Board of Directors, 2015-2016

YPO Gold, U.S. Capital Chapter, chair, 2015-2016

YPO, U.S. Capital Chapter, chair, 2008-2009

Best YPO Event for "Inside Puerto Rico"


LATIN AMERICA REGIONAL YPO COMMITTEE, 2019

International Award for Best Education Event for the “Inside Washington Seminar”


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2013

International Award for Best Education Event


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2015 and 2016

Named in "Power 100: Washington's Most Influential"


Washington Life Magazine

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Recognition

Best YPO Event for "Inside Puerto Rico"


LATIN AMERICA REGIONAL YPO COMMITTEE, 2019

International Award for Best Education Event for the “Inside Washington Seminar”


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2013

International Award for Best Education Event


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2015 and 2016

Named in "Power 100: Washington's Most Influential"


Washington Life Magazine

Matters

Represented many U.S. clients before foreign governmental agencies and legislative bodies in the Americas.

Assisted clients with financing and political risk insurance before the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

Represented client interests before the House and Senate Committees and Subcommittees.

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Matters

Represented many U.S. clients before foreign governmental agencies and legislative bodies in the Americas.

Assisted clients with financing and political risk insurance before the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

Represented client interests before the House and Senate Committees and Subcommittees.

Insights

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July 2, 2018
Energy Newsletter - July 2018

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Matters

Represented many U.S. clients before foreign governmental agencies and legislative bodies in the Americas.

Assisted clients with financing and political risk insurance before the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

Represented client interests before the House and Senate Committees and Subcommittees.

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Matters

Represented many U.S. clients before foreign governmental agencies and legislative bodies in the Americas.

Assisted clients with financing and political risk insurance before the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

Represented client interests before the House and Senate Committees and Subcommittees.

Insights

Newsletter

July 2, 2018
Energy Newsletter - July 2018

View all

Credentials

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

B.S., George Washington University

District of Columbia

Nebraska

Supreme Court of the United States

American Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Executive Roundtable

Nebraska State Bar Association

Republican Governor Association

YPO Gold, Northeast Regional Board of Directors, 2015-2016

YPO Gold, U.S. Capital Chapter, chair, 2015-2016

YPO, U.S. Capital Chapter, chair, 2008-2009

Best YPO Event for "Inside Puerto Rico"


LATIN AMERICA REGIONAL YPO COMMITTEE, 2019

International Award for Best Education Event for the “Inside Washington Seminar”


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2013

International Award for Best Education Event


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2015 and 2016

Named in "Power 100: Washington's Most Influential"


Washington Life Magazine

Icon close

Close

Recognition

Best YPO Event for "Inside Puerto Rico"


LATIN AMERICA REGIONAL YPO COMMITTEE, 2019

International Award for Best Education Event for the “Inside Washington Seminar”


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2013

International Award for Best Education Event


Young Presidents’ Organization, 2015 and 2016

Named in "Power 100: Washington's Most Influential"


Washington Life Magazine