WASHINGTON: The Federalist Group, a lobbying firm and consultancy owned by of Ogilvy PR Worldwide has hired four-term US Representative Chris John (D-LA) as managing director.
John, a four-term Congressman, will counsel telecommunications, energy, health care, agriculture, information technology and international trade clients on legislative and regulatory issues.
John was a member of the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Resources, and Agriculture and was considered one of the leading advocates for energy-related matters in the House of Representatives. He also served as Chairman of the Blue Dog Coalition, a centrist group of more than 30 Democrat members of Congress.
Also joining the practice is John's former chief of staff, Gordon Taylor, as SVP.