Karen Goldmeier Green provides legislative counsel on a variety of federal matters. Prior to joining Akin Gump in 1998, Ms. Green was counsel to U.S. Representative Robert T. Matsui, a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee. Ms. Green's legislative background also includes experience as an aide to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aging. She served as counsel to the 1995 White House Conference on Aging, where she supervised legal and ethical oversight of the Conference, as well as the development of policy proposals. Ms. Green has been and remains active in national Democratic politics, including involvement in presidential and congressional campaigns. Ms. Green earned her B.S. in 1987 from Cornell University and her J.D. in 1993 from the University of Maryland, where she was selected as notes & comments editor of the Maryland Law Review and published two articles. She was a law clerk for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell Jr., Maryland Court of Special Appeals, from 1993 to 1994. Ms. Green is also active in community organizations and served as general counsel to Women in Government Relations from 2000 to 2007. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars.