Ken Nahigian offers clients of Nahigian Strategies more than 19 years of legislative policy, legal, and communications experience. As head of the firm’s Public Affairs Practice, Ken provides an expertise on a wide range of issues pertaining to healthcare, energy, consumer privacy and protection, product safety, federal trade, and transportation.
Ken worked as an attorney in the Issues and Appeals Division of the law firm Jones Day, and subsequently as Senior Law Clerk to the Honorable Donald Ivers on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He also served as Chief Counsel and Deputy Staff Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, and for two chairmen — Chairmen John McCain and Ted Stevens. More recently, in addition to his duties with Nahigian Strategies, Ken was asked by Vice President Pence to lead the Presidential Transition team as the Executive Director of Trump for America, Inc.
Over the years, Ken has spoken before industry conferences – and on television and radio programs – on a plethora of subjects ranging from comprehensive energy reform to corporate governance and healthcare.
Ken currently works with clients in the energy, healthcare, cyber security, transportation, technology, and homeland security. He previously served as the Senior Energy Advisor to the Reform Institute – a centrist think tank devoted to reform policy development.
Ken is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and Capital Law School in Columbus, Ohio. He is a native of Cleveland, Ohio; he is married and has two children.