03 Oct The Vogel Group Welcomes Bill McGinley, Former Assistant to the President, as a Principal with the Vogel Group.
Washington, DC, October 2, 2019 – The Vogel Group announced today that Bill McGinley, who recently left the White House as Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary, and a Republican with over 25 years of political, legal and regulatory experience, is joining the leading government affairs and global business advisory firm as Principal.
“Bill’s unique understanding of issues in this charged political environment, combined with his years of political, legal and regulatory expertise, means The Vogel Group is better positioned than ever to tackle the significant challenges and opportunities that continue to dominate Washington,” said Alex Vogel, CEO of The Vogel Group. “Across Washington, Bill is known as a leader who has the expertise, judgment and relationships to get things done.”
As the former head of The Office of Cabinet Affairs (OCA), McGinley served as the primary liaison between the White House and the Cabinet of the United States. McGinley also organized the President’s Cabinet Meetings, communications, policy implementation, and logistics between the White House and the Cabinet Members, and issues that affected multiple departments and agencies.
For more than two decades in Washington, McGinley has successfully served and represented the interests of both political and private sector clients, serving as Deputy Counsel at the Republican National Committee (RNC), General Counsel at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and as a partner in several law firms. His success has been recognized by Washingtonian magazine and Chambers USA which ranked him among the national leaders in Government and Political Law. McGinley has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the George Washington University Law School and chaired the bipartisan Political Law Studies Initiative (PLSI) Steering Committee at the George Washington University Law School.
Added McGinley, “I am thrilled to join Alex and the talented team at The Vogel Group. The Vogel Group has a proven track record of helping clients navigate the difficult intersection of policy and politics by finding creative solutions that advance their clients’ goals.”
At The Vogel Group, McGinley joins a bipartisan team that includes Alex Vogel, former Chief Counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), Brian Johnson, former director of federal affairs at the American Petroleum Institute and a former staffer at Americans for Tax Reform, Samir Kapadia, one of the foremost advocates and policy minds in the trade and manufacturing worlds, Peggy Hudson, a former staffer to the late Senator Fritz Hollings (D-SC) and previous SVP of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and BP America in Washington, and Pam Covington, the former Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, as well as several veteran administration and Capitol Hill legislative staffers and analysts from both sides of the aisle.
The Vogel Group is nationally recognized as a top bipartisan lobbying and advisory firm serving companies, associations, and asset managers around the world. Our firm provides strategic counsel and government affairs support in managing, measuring, and capitalizing on government risk. We pride ourselves on our ability to fully understand our clients’ operations and business practices, which enable us to more effectively recommend policy solutions and advocate on their behalf.