H.P. Goldfield is Vice Chair of ASG, providing strategic advice to clients on international affairs, international trade matters, and general public policy issues. Mr. Goldfield helps clients identify key public policy stakeholders and decision-makers from the political, regulatory and NGO sectors, and works with clients to develop and execute strategies to achieve sustainable results.
Mr. Goldfield also serves as a Senior International Advisor to Hogan Lovell’s U.S. LLP, a global law firm based in Washington, D.C. and London. At Hogan Lovells, he is responsible for international trade and transactional problem-solving activities, and for developing and implementing complex legislative and regulatory strategies.
During the Reagan Administration, Mr. Goldfield served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development. In that capacity, he supported the competitive position of U.S. industries in the U.S. and overseas, and oversaw approximately 500 professional and support staff and a budget of $50 million. He was also responsible for developing and implementing export strategies, including export and project finance for American business.
Prior to his appointment at the U.S. Commerce Department, Mr. Goldfield was a member of the White House staff serving as Assistant Counsel and subsequently as Associate Counsel to the President of the United States during the Reagan Administration.
Previously he served as assistant and law clerk to Philip W. Buchan, Counsel to President Gerald R. Ford, and was appointed by President Ford to a four-year term as a member of the National Advisory Committee for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Mr. Goldfield served as a member of the National Finance Committee for the Bush-Quayle ’88 and ’92 Presidential campaigns, and as senior advisor on international trade issues to the campaigns and to the 1992 Republican National Convention. He served as Director of Congressional Liaison for the Dole/Kemp ’96 Campaign and as a member of President George W. Bush’s National Finance Committees. He was also a delegate to the 2008 Republican National Convention.
He serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and on the Board of Directors of Black & Veatch, and of the Middle East Institute.
Mr. Goldfield graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and holds a Master’s degree in Urban Studies from Occidental College. He was one of 36 individuals nationally awarded a CORO Foundation Fellowship in Public Affairs. Mr. Goldfield graduated cum laude from Connecticut College with a B.A. in Asian Studies.
He is based in Washington, DC.