Powell A. Moore, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP's Washington, DC office in the firm's national Government Affairs practice as Managing Director of Federal Government Relations on February 1.
McKenna Long & Aldridge's national Government Affairs practice provides strategic solutions to matters involving the intersection of government and private enterprise in such areas as tax, international trade, homeland security and defense, government contracts, health policy, agriculture, higher education, energy and environmental regulation.
At the Department of Defense, Mr. Moore served as a liaison on behalf of the Secretary of Defense in his dealings with the White House, cabinet members, members of Congress and the Department of State. Prior to joining the Department of Defense, he served as chief of staff for U.S. Senator Fred Thompson of Tennessee.