The Livingston Group, L.L.C.

Carl D. Commenator


Career Summary

  • US House Armed Services Committee, Deputy Staff Director
  • US House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Chief Counsel and Staff Director
  • US Air Force


  • University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctorate
  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Arts

Practice Areas

  • Defense/Technologies and Homeland Security

Contact Information

When Carl Commenator joined The Livingston Group in 2003, and he has more than two decades of congressional staff experience.

Mr. Commenator served as the Deputy Staff Director of the House Armed Services Committee, as well as Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. His spanned a broad spectrum of legislative, policy development and management duties on Capitol Hill.

From 1968 to 1972, Mr. Commenator served in the US Air Force, completing a tour of duty in the Republic of South Vietnam. He is a member of The American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Mr. Commenator graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in 1976 and the University of San Diego School of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 1980.