With more than 20 years of experience in external affairs, public policy, reputation management and stakeholder engagement, Paul Kavinoky has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP‘s Birmingham and Washington, D.C. offices as a Senior Advisor for Government Affairs & Economic Development.
“The firm is thrilled to welcome Paul to our Birmingham and Washington, D.C. offices,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier. “His background and Hill experience are a valuable addition for our clients looking to achieve their legal and business objectives through economic development initiatives and often-complex interactions with government branches, entities and officials.”
Kavinoky most recently served as Chief Advisor for Rio Tinto in Washington, D.C., leading the global mining company’s U.S. government and external affairs strategy. He has extensive experience refining key policy objectives, implementing legislative strategy and managing communication strategies. In addition, he has developed valuable experience working with domestic and international executives, government and nongovernment stakeholders and key Congressional committee members.
Before that Kavinoky served as Senior Managing Director for global law firm Dentons, as Legislative Director for the office of former Washington-Republican U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt, and as Deputy Chief of Staff for former California-Republican U.S. Rep. and former House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo.
Kavinoky earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Pacific.