2019 Investment Advisor Forum

The expectation for advanced knowledge and professionalism is growing. Transform knowledge into value for you, your clients, and the industry with the latest from the nation's leading thought leaders and practitioners in finance, economics, behavioral science, business management, client service, and more at the Institute's Investment Advisor Forum.

Andrew Friedman, J.D., Founder & Principal

The Washington Update

An expert on politics, Andy Friedman is the founder and principal of The Washington Update. Known for his ability to translate the ever-changing, confusing, and crazy world of Washington in a straightforward bipartisan manner, he is known for predicting the outcomes of Washington deliberations and providing financial advisors and investors with strategies to consider in light of the changing political landscape. Previously Mr. Friedman served as a senior partner at Covington & Burling, a law firm where he headed the tax and corporate groups. He also served as tax counsel to Major League Baseball, the National Football League, National Basketball League, National Basketball League, and National Hockey League. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Trinity College (where he was valedictorian) and law degree from Harvard Law School.