Jordan Ramis PC is pleased to welcome Gregory Zerzan as a shareholder on the firm’s Banking and Finance, Governmental Relations and Environmental and Natural Resources teams. Zerzan has held senior-level positions in the U.S. Department of Treasury, the U.S. Department of the Interior and as legal counsel to the House committees on Agriculture, Financial Services and Energy & Commerce. In his new role at Jordan Ramis, he will lead an expansion of the firm’s services, advising national and global clients in their interactions with Congress and federal agencies.
“As a respected federal figure with years of experience navigating sensitive, high-profile legal, regulatory and public policy matters, Greg will be a valuable asset to our clients and colleagues alike,” said Jordan Ramis President Matthew D. Lowe. “Greg artfully balances his insider knowledge with a comprehensive understanding of his clients’ business objectives. We are honored that he would join our team.”
Zerzan will advise clients in the financial services, energy, natural resources and technology industries on their relationships with the federal government, including responding to government inquiries and preparing for hearings and appearances before Congress or federal agencies. He has first-hand understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes, the challenges of federal investigations and the role of government oversight. Zerzan also has extensive experience in congressional witness preparation and questioning. He frequently appears as a national media commentator and has published business analysis with The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the Washington Times.
“I look forward to commencing my private practice role with such an esteemed firm,” said Zerzan. “I feel truly privileged to have this opportunity to expand Jordan Ramis’ Banking, Government Relations and Environmental and Natural Resources teams’ presence in Oregon and Washington, D.C.”
Zerzan earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Willamette University. He will maintain Jordan Ramis PC’s Washington, D.C. presence, while also working out of the firm’s Lake Oswego and Bend, Oregon offices.