Ellen O'Kane Tauscher, strategic advisor in the Washington, D.C. office, brings a unique set of skills and experience honed over 35 years as a seven-term member of Congress from California, key advisor to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton, and trader and investment banker on Wall Street. Ms. Tauscher provides clients with the strategic advice needed for effective policy-driven decision-making of federal policy and programs in the defense, transportation, energy and health care fields.
Ms. Tauscher served as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs and as Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense at the State Department under President Obama. While in Congress, she served on the House Armed Services Committee and was Chairman of the Strategic Forces subcommittee. Ms. Tauscher served concurrently on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and was the senior Californian on the Highway and Transit and Aviation subcommittees. A pro-business and pro-trade Democrat, she was the Chairman of the New Democrat Coalition and Vice-Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council. In 1977, Ms. Tauscher was one of the first women to become a member of the New York Stock Exchange, and she has served as an officer of the American Stock Exchange.
- "The ChildCare Sourcebook," Macmillan, 1996
- Independent Governor – Boards of Governors of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC and Los Alamos National Security, LLC
- Independent Chair – Board of Directors for The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety
- Board of Directors – Invacare Corporation
- Member – Audit Committee
- Member – Management and Compensation Committee
- Board of Directors – The Atlantic Council of the United States
- Member – Executive Committee
- Board of Directors – eHealth Corporation
- Board of Directors – The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Foundation
- Lifetime Member – Council on Foreign Relations
- Member – Trilateral Commission
- Seton Hall University, B.S. in Early Childhood Education, 1974