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Bradford J. Lachut, Esq.

Government Affairs Counsel

Bradford J. Lachut Esq. has been government affairs counsel for PIA's Government and Industry Affairs Department since 2012.

Lachut serves as in-house counsel, responsible for managing public affairs agendas in multiple states, tracking significant case law developments and drafting position statements and testimony. Additionally, he acts as a legislative contact for members, responding to association members' legal questions, reporting on legislative and regulatory issues, providing contract reviews and writing articles for association publications.

Lachut received his juris doctorate from Buffalo Law School and his bachelor of science in government and politics from Utica College, Utica, N.Y. His civic activities include work with the Shriners International on the board of governors of Shriners Hospital for Children, Springfield, Mass., and as Temple Attorney, Cyprus Shriners.