Mr. Michael A. Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick serves as an adjunct professor with The Washington Campus, helping lead in the areas of regulatory policy, process, and advocacy.

Michael currently is Partner at The Brunswick Group. He is a nationally recognized expert in administrative law, regulatory policy, and process, and holds substantive experience in multiple policy domains, including energy, transportation, health care, digital policy, and trade policy issues. He is an established leader in developing and implementing successful regulatory advocacy efforts, and is a frequent public speaker and guest lecturer on public policy and law.

Previously to holding his role at The Brunswick Group, Michael Fitzpatrick was the Director of Global Strategy for Google Global Affairs. Before that, he was Head of Global Regulatory Affairs for Google. Michael likewise served in a similar role as the Head of Regulatory Advocacy and a member of the senior leadership team for Government and Regulatory Affairs at General Electric Company, where he coordinated and developed regulatory strategy and advocacy across GE’s business groups. Prior to joining GE, Michael served for three years as the Associate Administrator of the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), the White House regulatory office. In 2009 President Obama appointed him to the Governing Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Michael served as the Executive Branch liaison to the American Bar Association’s Administrative Law Section, as well as a liaison to the President’s Jobs and Competitiveness Council and the White House Business Council. Previously Michael was a partner in the Washington, DC office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, DC, and a Senior Advisor to the Administrator of OIRA in the Clinton White House.

Michael holds a JD Doctor of Law degree from Stanford University, a Master of Arts in American History from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Art History from Brown University.

istrict of Columbia Government.  He was Chief of Staff to a Member of Congress and Staff Director of a House Subcommittee.  He also handled Congressional and Federal Affairs for Howard University. Julius previously served as Member, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the District of Columbia Health and Hospitals Public Benefit Corporation (governing board for the late D.C. General Hospital and the City’s public health clinics).  He also served a four-year term as an elected member of the D.C. Board of Education. Currently, Julius is Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Political Management, George Washington University, where, since 1994, he has taught Lobbying, Advanced Strategy Lobbying, Fundamentals of Political Management, Electoral and Legislative Processes, and Legislative Writing and Research.

Julius holds a Masters of Arts in Legislative Affairs from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Howard University.