Gordon Clay serves as Senior Legislation Counsel with the Joint Committee on Taxation of the United States Congress, where he has been a member of the staff since April 2005. Mr. Clay has primary responsibility on the Joint Committee staff for legislation concerning tax-exempt organizations, charitable giving, and estate and gift taxation. Prior to joining the Joint Committee staff, Mr. Clay was Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where he specialized in tax-exemption and charitable giving issues. Before attending law school, Mr. Clay worked for KPMG LLP, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Clay is a 1996 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Executive Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal. Mr. Clay is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars.