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David Quam

Director of Federal Relations

David Quam is the Director of the Office of Federal Relations at the National Governors Association. Quam heads the department that manages the association's legal and advocacy processes; and analyzes federal legislative, judicial and regulatory actions that impact states. He works closely with governors' Washington, DC representatives and NGA's standing committees to advance the association's legislative priorities.

Current Affiliations: Member, State of Maryland Bar; Member, District of Columbia Bar Previous Positions: Associate, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP; Director of International Affairs/General Counsel, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, Inc.; Majority Counsel, U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights for the Committee on the Judiciary
Education: J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law; B.A., Duke University


Biography last updated June 2007