Brody Garland is a government affairs specialist in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on transportation, infrastructure, and maritime policy issues. In his current capacity, he advises over 30 partners, associates, and policy practice professionals on legislative, regulatory, and political proceedings on client matters related to aviation, energy, infrastructure, maritime, telecommunications, trade, and transportation policies. His efforts have helped the K&L Gates policy team secure favorable bill language and millions of dollars in congressional appropriations for his clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Brody worked at McBee Strategic Consulting in Washington, D.C., where he focused on transportation and telecommunications issues.
Before joining the private sector, Brody served in the United States Senate from 2014-2016. In 2015, he worked with the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, where he helped the minority education policy team secure passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Prior to his committee work for Ranking Member Patty Murray, he served in the office of Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey. While with Senator Booker’s office, Brody collaborated with senior legislative staff on a portfolio that included education, consumer protection, transportation, and telecommunications policies.