Barney J. Skladany Jr

Barney J. Skladany Jr. counsels corporate clients on a wide variety of legislative branch matters. Mr. Skladany has worked in the government relations area and been involved in national Republican political activity for over 35 years.

Practice & Background

Mr. Skladany achieved national media attention in 2006 for his lead role in the passage of federal legislation enabling an athlete to obtain her U.S. citizenship; the athlete went on to win a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Games. He also played a prominent role in the representation of an international tire manufacturer during the course of congressional investigations into SUV rollovers.

From 1973 until joining Akin Gump, Mr. Skladany served as government relations advisor in the Washington office of the Mobil Corporation. Previously, he was associated with another large law firm. He also served in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1970 to 1971 and as a law clerk to the Honorable George L. Hart Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, from 1970 to 1971.

In June 2008, Mr. Skladany was inducted into Akin Gump’s Pro Bono Hall of Fame.
Awards & Accolades

First Street Research Group, an organization that specializes in political intelligence analysis, ranked Mr. Skladany among its “First Street 30,” a list of the 30 most powerful lobbyists in Washington, D.C. (December 2011)
Named by Corporate Board Member magazine as one of Washington’s “top lobbyists” (2003).

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Communications, 2) Media and Entertainment Policy, 3) Education Policy, 4) Energy and Environment Policy, 5) Legal Reform, 6) Policy and Regulation, 7) Public Law and Policy, 8) Policy Regarding U.S. Territories, 9) Pro Bono and 10) North America
Law School The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1970
Education Rutgers University, B.S.,, 1967
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP
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