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Jason  Mulvihill

Jason Mulvihill

Private Equity Growth Capital Council
General Counsel
Washington, DC, USA


Jason Mulvihill currently serves as General Counsel for the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (“PEGCC”).  As General Counsel, Mulvihill has primary responsibility for regulatory matters and international matters considered by the PEGCC.  He oversees the PEGCC’s General Counsels’ Committee and the Chief Compliance Officers’ Working Group.  He also plays an active leadership role on legislative issues important to private equity.    

Before joining the PEGCC, Mulvihill served as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel for Senator John Ensign (R-NV).  In this capacity, Mulvihill was responsible for tax and trade issues before the Senate Finance Committee.  He was one of the principal Republican staff who crafted the bipartisan renewable energy tax credit legislation that was signed into law in 2008.  In early 2009, he developed and secured enactment of cancellation of debt income legislation.  Mulvihill also helped to prevent changes in the tax treatment of carried interest, publicly traded partnerships, and deferral.

Mulvihill joined Senator Ensign’s staff after serving as Senior Counsel for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Before working on Capitol Hill, Mulvihill was an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, D.C., practicing antitrust law.

Mulvihill graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University, and received his law degree from Columbia University Law School.  He is a member of the New York State and District of Columbia Bars.  

The Private Equity Growth Capital Council

The Private Equity Growth Capital Council, based in Washington, DC, is an advocacy, communications, and research organization and resource center established to develop, analyze, and distribute information about the private equity and growth capital investment industry and its contributions to the national and global economy. The PEGCC opened its doors in February 2007.

The PEGCC’s mission includes educating opinion leaders on the positive role that private equity investment plays in the U.S. and global economies; conducting research projects to support the PEGCC’s education and policy agenda; advocating public policy initiatives that advance and defend the industry’s interests and credibly communicating the benefits of private equity investment to a broad range of audiences, including the news media.

The PEGCC’s members are the world’s leading private equity and growth capital firms united by their commitment to growing and strengthening the businesses in which they invest.
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