Ms. Freiberg provides clients with the knowledge, experience and judgment gained from playing a range of roles in government, politics and Washington advocacy. She has developed strategies and managed government relations activities for corporate and international entities, in addition to serving in two Democratic administrations and in senior positions on Capitol Hill. Most recently Ms. Freiberg served as Director of Legislative Affairs for Vice President Al Gore, managing his relations with the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and acting as liaison with the Democratic leadership of both bodies. Earlier in the Clinton Administration she was Director of the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Information Agency and Senior Policy Advisor in the Bureau of Legislative Affairs at the Department of State. During the Carter Administration Ms. Freiberg was appointed Special Assistant for Congressional Liaison in the White House. Previously, she was Chief of Staff to former Congressman Peter W. Rodino (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. In addition, she has worked on presidential campaigns in many capacities. Ms. Freiberg's private sector experience includes serving as Senior Vice President with the public affairs firm Gray and Company, later Hill and Knowlton, and as Director of Legislative Affairs for the law firm Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam and Roberts. She also established the Washington office of the Kenetech Corporation, a San Francisco-based energy company. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Freiberg earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Michigan and her Master's degree in Romance Languages at the Ohio State University. For the past several years, she has been a lecturer and advisor in the Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute at American University. She is also a member of the Public Diplomacy Council. Ms. Freiberg serves as Senior Vice President of Legislative Strategies.