Gil White builds strong relationships to support everything he does. His ability to communicate across party lines combined with his ability to customize action plans to suit client needs sets him apart. He quickly adapts to changing conditions and keeps clients updated on progress in real time. White’s 14 years serving as an elected member of the West Virginia State Legislature and his experience as the political liaison to then Governor, now United States Senator, Joe Manchin III provide invaluable knowledge and relationships. He has developed and executed legislative strategies for West Virginia state agencies and departments and lobbied for the passage of bills on a wide range of topics from economic development to environmental and energy concerns. White frequently writes for news outlets within the state and authors the Steptoe & Johnson West Virginia Legislative Brief, a weekly digest of happenings in the West Virginia Legislature. Along with members of the firm’s Government Relations & Lobbying team, White assists clients in advocacy, appropriations, bill drafting, monitoring and lobbying, fundraising, state government procurement, issue management, Political Action Committees, strategic planning, and communications.
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Memberships & Awards
2007-2010 Legislative Liaison to Joe Manchin III, Governor of West Virginia
1987-present Vice President, Paull Associates Insurance/Real Estate