Eric Tanenblatt is Global Chair of Public Policy & Regulation of Dentons, the world's largest law firm. He also leads the firm's US Public Policy Practice, leveraging three decades of experience at the very highest levels of the federal & state governments.
Mr. Tanenblatt is a renowned lecturer & political counselor, widely regarded as one of the nation's preeminent public policy thought leaders. He has served in the administrations of three US presidents & as a senior advisor to a US senator & governor, and held a US Senate-confirmable post governing a federal agency.
With a passion for shepherding disruptive companies and industries through the complicated web of law & regulation, he often writes & speaks about the innovation economy. He leads Dentons' global autonomous vehicles team and authors a popular weekly digest tracking the most consequential regulatory, political & technical developments in the world of automotive autonomy.
After serving as Chief of Staff to Governor Sonny Perdue, he helped coordinate the 2004 G-8 Economic Summit, hosted by President George W. Bush and was National Finance Co-Chair for the presidential campaign of Senator Mitt Romney in 2012. He served as the State Chairman for President Bush's successful Georgia campaign in 2000 & held senior positions in the 1996 Bob Dole & Phil Gramm presidential campaigns. He was also a longtime advisor to the late US Senator Paul Coverdell & later served in the administration of President George H. W. Bush.
Mr. Tanenblatt is a prominent advocate for civic engagement, often writing & speaking on the subject. He recently joined the Board of Directors of Points of Light, and was previously appointed by President Bush to serve on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service.