David Fialkov is the Executive Vice President of Government Affairs for both NATSO, Representing America’s Travel Centers and Truckstops, and SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers.
In this capacity, Mr. Fialkov directs legislative, regulatory, and legal strategy on a range of issues, including transportation, energy and fuels. Mr. Fialkov also oversees NATSO and SIGMA’s political engagement program, including individualized legal and political counsel to member companies.
Mr. Fialkov is a thought leader and strategist for fuel retailers, fuel marketers and travel center operators seeking to lower the carbon intensity of transportation energy while continuing to provide competitively-priced, reliable energy to on-the-go motorists and professional drivers.
Mr. Fialkov previously served as the senior associate in the Government Affairs and Public Policy practice at the law firm of Steptoe and Johnson in Washington, D.C. At Steptoe, Mr. Fialkov advised clients on legislative, regulatory, and political issues, as well as legalconcerns. His primary clients included trade associations representing the motor fuel wholesale and retail industries, including the National Association of Convenience Stores and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America. Mr. Fialkov's focus was not only on the motor fuels business, but also the litany of other issues that retailers confront, including labor matters, foodservice issues, healthcare and employment issues, tax matters and data security.
Prior to joining Steptoe, Mr. Fialkov graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School. He received his B.S. Summa cum laude with highest honors from Clark University in Worcester, MA.