Miller & Martin Mornings Taps Political Insiders for Trump Administration’s First Year Insights

March 31, 2017

Miller & Martin hosted its fourth "Miller & Martin Mornings" breakfast series on March 31 titled "The Trump Administration: The 'First Year' Crucible." In partnership with the Miller Center's First Year Project, the discussion was led by esteemed panelists that included Ambassador Eric Edleman, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and Ambassador to Finland and Turkey; Mr. Christopher P. LU who served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor in the Obama Administration; and William J. Antholis, Director and CEO of the Miller Center. The event also featured a special appearance by Senator Bob Corker who offered his unique perspective to questions from the audience covering the current political landscape.

“We are honored to share Miller Center's First Year Project with our guests in Chattanooga and hear insights from the Scholars and Senior Fellows on how the administration has met the numerous challenges to date,” said Jim Haley, Chairman of Miller & Martin. “Our firm is proud to have played a role in founding the Miller Center and in preserving and promoting this valuable national and international resource. Additionally, we are always appreciative of Senator Bob Corker's insights and leadership with respect to the many concerns currently facing our nation.”

Panelists discussed transition processes, challenges and opportunities the Trump administration is facing in its first year. The panel provided their insights regarding areas of optimism and concern relating to the administration’s agenda, policy changes, bi-partisan relations and budget blueprint.

The series, "Miller & Martin Mornings: Fresh Takes on Issues that Keep us up at Night," draws from the firm's 150 years of experience and a practice that spans more than 35 areas of law. It provides in-depth discussions around trending topics of the moment that present challenges for those in business leadership roles.

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