SOURCE: Greenberg Traurig

November 16, 2006 13:28 ET

Former Defense Department Senior Policy Officer Joins Greenberg Traurig

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2006 -- The international law firm Greenberg Traurig announced today that Christopher C. Romig has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office as a Director of Government Affairs.

Mr. Romig will be advising clients on matters pertaining to Defense appropriations and budget processes, as well as Defense programming, acquisition, and procurement.

Mr. Romig is an Army veteran and prior to joining Greenberg Traurig spent several years working in the Army's Financial Management offices. He served as the Chief of Army Congressional Budget Liaison working directly with key appropriations committees in Congress on legislative matters pertaining to appropriations, programming, and budgeting increases for the Army. He also served as the senior military executive to the Secretary of the Army, advising the Secretary on policy, planning, coordination, and execution of a myriad of complex issues. Most recently, as a senior policy officer, Mr. Romig provided analysis, recommendations and plans to address long-term stabilization challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan.

"Chris brings to the firm extraordinary experience and expertise from his years working inside the Pentagon and the Defense Department," said Joe Reeder, Greenberg Traurig's Regional Managing Shareholder. "He adds an important dimension to our Government Affairs group and with his unique insights will be a particularly valuable advisor to our clients in the defense industry."

Mr. Romig received a B.S. from Louisiana State University, a M.P.A. from Troy University, and a M.S. from the National Defense University.

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