Brian P. Durdle

Senior Advisor

Cleveland
T +1.216.861.7411
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Overview

Brian Durdle brings to BakerHostetler a perspective that includes nearly 25 years of professional experience working in both the private and public sectors with municipal, county, state and federal government entities. Brian works with for-profit and not-for-profit clients within the areas of legislative, regulatory and economic development matters in Columbus, Washington, D.C., and state capitals across the country.

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  • Served as Vice President of State and Local Government Relations for Goodrich Corporation, a leading global supplier of aerospace systems. Led a department that provided legislative policy, regulatory support and economic development services to both the corporate office and business segment organizations.
  • Appointed Chief of Staff for the late U.S. Representative Steven C. LaTourette in 1994 and successfully coordinated the establishment of D.C. and District office as well as three victorious elections.
  • Held various paid positions throughout college in both the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate, including page, legislative aide, and campaign manager.
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Experience

  • Served as Vice President of State and Local Government Relations for Goodrich Corporation, a leading global supplier of aerospace systems. Led a department that provided legislative policy, regulatory support and economic development services to both the corporate office and business segment organizations.
  • Appointed Chief of Staff for the late U.S. Representative Steven C. LaTourette in 1994 and successfully coordinated the establishment of D.C. and District office as well as three victorious elections.
  • Held various paid positions throughout college in both the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate, including page, legislative aide, and campaign manager.
Sample Client Projects
  • Supported site selection and economic development incentive efforts to close multimillion-dollar gaps in capital stacks for the recent construction of two world headquarters facilities.
  • Helped pass family trust company legislation that has been enacted into law which established new financial instruments for clients as well as new tax credit policy to benefit entertainment entities.
  • Has assisted several nationally recognized arts organizations, primary education clients, and higher education clients with obtaining state and local government funding for operational, construction renovation, and development efforts.

Recognitions and Memberships

Services

Prior Positions

  • Capitol Hill: Chief of Staff for the office of U.S. Representative Steven LaTourette
  • Ohio House of Representatives
  • Ohio Senate
  • Goodrich Corporation, State and Local Government Relations for North America: Vice President

Admissions

  • [Not an Attorney]

Education

  • B.A., The Ohio State University, 1992