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George Schlossberg Speaks on Base Realignment and Closure

News | October 15, 2015

George Schlossberg, a partner in Kutak Rock's Washington, D.C. office, spoke on Preparing for Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) on Tuesday, November 10 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

Schlossberg, author of “How Congress Cleared the Bases: A Legislative History of BRAC,” delivered an hour-long presentation covering criteria used to determine which bases will be on a BRAC list and what citizens can do ahead of time to avert a potential BRAC in their community. The program was sponsored by The Patuxent Partnership in collaboration with the Southern Maryland Navy Alliance and the St. Mary's County Chamber of Commerce.

For more information about this BRAC presentation, please click here.

Schlossberg serves as Chair of Kutak Rock LLP’s Federal Practice and National Security Law Group and represents a number of state and local governments, federal departments and agencies and private entities in connection with the reuse of military installations, government and commercial property transactions, government contracts and financing government and commercial facilities.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock LLP, Schlossberg served for 10 years in various positions in the Pentagon, including Senior Counsel in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. While with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Schlossberg was instrumental in the drafting and policy implementation of the original 1988 Base Closure Act, the Defense Authorization Amendments and the Base Closure and Realignment Act.