Mr. Kelley represented a variety of clients before the legislative and executive branches of government in a variety of areas including appropriations, energy, environmental issues, consumer protection, food and drug issues, international affairs, online gaming, taxes, telecommunications, trade and transportation issues.
Before Mayer Brown, he was managing director for congressional relations for The Moffett Group where he led the firm's work with its international clients as well as the firm’s domestic client portfolio with Republican members of Congress.
He has extensive experience in analyzing legislation and developing strategies for engaging the U.S. Congress. He has worked extensively with government officials, ambassadors and embassy staff from the governments of Kenya, Egypt, Malawi and Morocco in order to convey their interests on Capitol Hill, the think tank community, non-governmental organizations and academia.
Before joining The Moffett Group, Mr. Kelley was a legislative assistant for Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Indiana).
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael as the newest member of our talented staff here in Washington, D.C.,” said Daniel Fabricant, PhD, executive director and CEO of NPA. “I’m confident that Michael’s background and experience will make him an excellent addition to NPA and further solidify our position as the premier association representing the natural products industry.”