Tracy Hammond is a member of the firm's National Public Policy group and assists clients interested in shaping energy, environmental, and infrastructure legislation and regulation. He advises both individual companies and coalitions with strategic planning and tactical implementation through advocacy with fellow industry members, elected officials and other key decision makers. In particular, Tracy has represented a wide range of manufacturers involved in the production of renewable energy, biofuels, chemicals, and building materials.
Tracy helps clients interact with policymakers to take advantage of opportunities and avoid threats. He is also responsible for informing clients about potential policy impacts of federal legislation and regulatory actions. He has worked extensively on issues including tax policy, securing federal financial assistance, water and transportation infrastructure, smart grid deployment, fossil and renewable energy development, petroleum and bio-based fuel use, chemical regulation, and energy efficiency.
Tracy has spent over 15 years representing clients before Congress and many executive branch agencies. Tracy entered politics, serving as an aide to the Minority Floor Leader of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City. Upon arriving to Washington, D.C., he began working for the Campaign Media Analysis Group (CMAG) where he serviced both electoral and issue advocacy campaigns by providing analysis on political media activity. Prior to joining Polsinelli, Tracy served as Vice President at Dutko, advising clients with the firm’s Energy, Environment and Sustainability practice.
Tracy represents clients in the areas of:
- Energy intensive manufacturing
- Water and Transportation Infrastructure
- Petroleum and bio-based fuels
- Fossil and renewable energy development and transmission
- Smart grid deployment and grid modernization
- Chemical production and regulation
- Energy efficiency
- Energy tax policy
- Clean air and clean water regulation