Edward Sisson

Edward Sisson, a Washington attorney, is a former partner at Arnold & Porter.

An Open Letter to the Turkish Embassy


Dear Embassy of Turkey — In early 1995 as an associate lawyer at Arnold & Porter (I was later elected a partner, and eventually left practicing law in early 2006), I had the pleasure and honor of representing the Government of Turkey to defend against an effort by the Motion Picture Assn. of America to […]

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Pro-Democratic Bono


As an associate and then partner at Arnold & Porter D.C. (Aug. 1992–Jan. 2006) who had many pro bono clients — National Endowment for Democracy, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, a refugee relief effort in Kosovo, a pro-democracy-in-Iran foundation, U St. Business & Arts Coalition, D.C. Regulatory Reform Commission, minority indigent crime victims, […]

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Obama in the Tank for Pritzker


Today’s banking crisis demonstrates that keeping our banks safe is the President’s highest responsibility. If our banks are collapsing, we can’t pay our bills, and our government can’t fund health care, fight wars to defend us, rebuild our roads, or make our cities safe from hurricanes and other natural disasters. Franklin Roosevelt’s first “fireside chat” […]

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