McCarter & English Welcomes Michael Maitland and Expands Government Affairs Practice to DC

McCarter & English Welcomes Michael Maitland and Expands Government Affairs Practice to DC

Former Chief of Staff of U.S. Representative Donald Norcross joins the

Practice of Government Affairs in DC

Washington, DC, August XX, 2021 – McCarter & English, LLP is pleased to announce that Michael J. Maitland, formerly Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative Donald Norcross (NJ-1), will join the government practice of the firm in Washington, DC, as an advisor .

“Mike is integral to the continued expansion of our government affairs capabilities,” said Guillermo Artiles, president of McCarter’s government affairs practice. “His experience in Washington and Trenton gives him an in-depth knowledge of people, policies and protocols, which will greatly benefit our clients. “

Maitland has over 15 years of experience at all levels of government, successfully partnering with government officials and the labor and business communities on a wide range of important issues at the federal and state levels. As chief of staff of Rep. Norcross, he has worked closely with business partners to develop American manufacturing, foster innovative energy policy initiatives, and advance critical national defense and infrastructure projects. Maitland led a 17-member congressional staff and a team of campaign strategists and fundraisers.

Brian McGlinchey, Senior Advisor in Governmental Affairs Practice at McCarter, added, “Mike has worked closely and successfully with government officials and the business community on a host of important issues at the national and state levels. His solid reputation and experience in Congress and the New Jersey Legislature make him an invaluable resource.

Prior to becoming Representative Norcross’s chief of staff, Maitland was deeply involved in New Jersey state politics. He has served as chief of staff and campaign manager for several members of the New Jersey State Legislature and has been involved in a number of major legislative victories, including the reorganization of the state’s higher education, groundbreaking economic and public safety reforms and visionary clean energy initiatives. He was also director of southern New Jersey for the late US Senator Frank R. Lautenberg.

“Mike’s deep involvement in the debates that have shaped our national policies over the past decade and his understanding of the importance of having things to do in Washington is impressive. I’m so excited to be working with someone with such experience, ”said Bill Palatucci, McCarter partner and RNC committee member.

“I am delighted to join McCarter, a firm with an incredible reputation for legal excellence and excellent client service,” said Maitland. “I look forward to using my experience to advance the strategic objectives of the firm’s clients. “

Maitland holds a Masters of Public Administration in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and graduated with Honors from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.

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