Clark Hill Member, Kevin F. Kelly, Featured in POLITICO, “Space Licensing Backlog Piles Up Under Shutdown” and "Even Giant Federal Contractors Feeling Shutdown's Bite"
WASHINGTON, DC – Clark Hill Member, Kevin Kelly, comments on the impact of the shutdown and the backlog it has caused. Kevin states, “For larger companies, it is starting to cost them larger sums of money. They have to find ways to draw down. The big guys have deeper pockets, but at the same time, it is costing them. It comes right off their bottom line. The anxiety factor goes up by the day.”
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Kevin F. Kelly is Co-Leader of Clark Hill's Government and Public Affairs Practice. Kevin helps for profit corporations and non-profit entities solve complicated problems before the Executive and Legislative Branches of the Federal Government, including complex fiscal, budgetary, contractual, and regulatory challenges at virtually every major agency. This includes formulation and execution of strategies to initiate, protect, and expand Federal programs of record in aerospace, biomedical research, cybersecurity, defense, education, energy, environment, health, homeland security, science, and transportation. Prior to his more than two decades of private sector practice in lobbying, government affairs and government contract related work, Kevin worked for more than a dozen years on Capitol Hill in various senior positions in the House and Senate.
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