Today we sit down with Hunter Bates, Partner and Co-Chair of the Public Law & Policy Group at Akin Gump. With over 25 years of government relations experience, Hunter has an impressive resume. He started his career working for Senator Mitch McConnell and came close to becoming one of the youngest Lieutenant Governors in history. Hunter talks to us about his career and gives advice for those looking to get their start in politics.
Akin Gump is one of the world’s largest law firms with 20 locations and over 900 lawyers. Leaders in public policy and government relations, Akin Gump is frequently a recipient of industry recognition for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, leadership, and depth in public policy.