February 07,2013

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Baucus Announces Mac Campbell as General Counsel

Campbell Will Advise Senator Baucus on Key Economic Issues before the Finance Committee

Washington, DCSenate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) today announced Mac Campbell will be joining his committee staff as general counsel.  Campbell currently serves in the administration as Assistant United States Trade Representative (USTR) for Congressional Affairs.  In his new role, Campbell will serve as a senior advisor to Senator Baucus on all issues before the committee.

“I’m thrilled to bring Mac Campbell on board as general counsel,” Senator Baucus said.  “Mac is extremely well-versed with the issues we handle at the Finance Committee.  There are challenges ahead, with tax reform, job creation, deficit reduction and an aggressive trade agenda all on the docket.  I'm confident Mac will be instrumental as my team tackles those issues head-on.”

Campbell has extensive experience with the issues under the Finance Committee’s jurisdiction.  Prior to joining USTR, he served for three years as legislative director for Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), who has been a member of the committee since 2007, handling her Finance Committee work.  From 1999 to 2005, he served as tax counsel and legislative assistant to former Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), who was a committee member from 2001 until 2010.  Campbell also has experience in the private sector.

Campbell  earned a B.S.A. in Economics and a J.D. from the University of Arkansas and an LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School.