Senior director

Michael Grimes

Michael Grimes is a Senior Director at Federal Advocates, bringing a wealth of Washington public and private sector experience to the team. Michael analyzes relevant federal and state legislative developments based on the firm’s client portfolio to inform client strategy and approach.

Michael’s experience coordinating and investigating relevant legislation through the appropriations and authorization process has made him especially effective at advising his clients. Recently, he has been working with Congressional offices to advocate on cannabis-related issues and works on legislative and regulatory issues for municipal clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), where he managed policy issues for engineers, architects, and other specialty stakeholders. No stranger to Capitol Hill, Michael also previously worked for several members of Congress including Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH), and Representative Charlie Wilson (D-OH).