Mr. Arp is a Deputy Counsel concentrating on research and regulatory legal services. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Iowa and his J.D. from Drake University Law School. Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel in October 2017, he served as in-house counsel for a group of privately-owned mining and construction companies in the Chicagoland area. Mr. Arp’s previous roles have also included serving as in-house counsel for a software startup and practicing criminal defense in Austin, Texas.