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George Baker


George Baker
George Baker

Distinguished Lecturer in American Public Policy

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George Baker ’74 returns as Distinguished Lecturer in American Public Policy and Practice in the Government Department, co-teaching a senior seminar in Lobbying and Government Relations which he has offered during each of the last three Presidential election seasons. 

A 1974 graduate of Hamilton, Baker earned his law degree from Catholic University in 1977 where he was associate editor of the law review. A member of the New York and D.C. bars, he began his career with the DOE’s Office of Hearings and Appeals, focusing on oil and gas price and supply controls. In March 1980, Baker moved to Williams & Jensen in Washington, D.C. and has been a principal of the firm since 1983. 

His legislative and administrative practice focuses on energy, environment, agriculture, land use, wildlife conservation, natural resource policy, and commodity futures and swaps regulation. Baker has served as a trustee of Hamilton, and remains very active in a wide array of alumni activities in support of the College. 

Recent Courses Taught

Lobbying and Government Relations

Educational Background

J.D., Catholic University of America
A.B., Hamilton College

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