Moses C. Mercado

Principal at Ogilvy Government Relations

Moses C. Mercado

Moses C. Mercado

Principal at Ogilvy Government Relations

Biography

Moses Mercado is on the board of Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

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1

Number of Awards

5

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Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Vice Chairman at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.

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Principal at Ogilvy Government Relations

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.

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Representative from New York's 7th Congressional District

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Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 16th District, Jim Costa

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Representative from Texas's 28th Congressional District

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Manager, Federal Governmental Relations at PG&E Corp.

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Member, Advisory Council at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.

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Assistant Democratic Leader at Office of the House Assistant Minority Leader, Ben Ray Lujan

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Principal at Ogilvy Government Relations
Education
Graduate

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Law Degree

South Texas College of Law is a private American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Located in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States it was founded in 1923—the oldest law school in Houston and the third-oldest in Texas. South Texas College of Law has a faculty of 59 full-time professors and 40 adjunct professors. US News consistently ranks the South Texas trial advocacy program in the top ten; in 2010, South Texas advocacy was ranked third in the country by U.S. News in Trial Advocacy. South Texas College of Law holds over 111 National and International Advocacy Championships, more than any other law school in the nation, with the second most titles held by a law school with less than 40 National Championships.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

The State Bar of Texas (the Texas Bar) is an agency of the judiciary under the administrative control of the Texas Supreme Court. The Texas Bar is responsible for assisting the Texas Supreme Court in overseeing all attorneys licensed to practice law in Texas. It is the fifth largest organization of lawyers in the United States. The State Bar is headquartered in the Texas Law Center at 1414 Colorado Street in Austin.

Career History
Principal
Current

OGR represents leading corporations and institutions with legislative and regulatory concerns. We have expertise in the full range of policy issues debated in Washington, including energy, healthcare, transportation, financial services, technology, defense and tax policy. OGR represents dozens of large corporations and major trade associations with broad agendas. We also assist smaller companies and non-profits with very specific and target objectives. We have a proven track record of success affecting the decisions made by federal legislators and regulatory agencies. We represent domestic and foreign entities involved in CFIUS transactions and related proceedings and we often work with law firms representing our clients in litigation support. We work closely with media and public relations firms doing grassroots work, coalition building, crisis response and reputation management. Collaborative Process We are committed to the core value that all of OGR’s clients have access to our entire lobbying team. We work in a collaborative fashion where all of our resources are called upon as required to serve the needs of our clients. We don’t have junior associates handling our clients’ business. Our lobbyists offer high-level strategic thinking with an understanding that effective representation in Washington requires “boots on the ground.” We approach our work with the discipline of a political campaign, bringing the immediate objectives in alignment with broader defined outreach initiatives. Political Engagement All of our lobbyists are engaged in the business of politics. We are involved with national campaign organizations such as the DNC, RNC, DSCC, NRSC, DCCC and NRCC, as well as with Congressional member organizations and caucuses. We provide senior level counsel to members of Congress and candidates for public office and we develop political outreach strategies for our clients, including PAC management and guidance on the allocation of political resources. Discretion We recognize that effective representation for many of our clients requires the ability to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion. And we realize that as agents to our clients, our activities and can reflect on their reputation and brand. As such, our lobbyists are fastidious in their adherence to all disclosure and reporting requirements related to lobbying and campaign contributions and to make sure that our clients are properly advised on current laws and regulations.

Vice President of Federal Affairs
Prior

American Insurance Association, Inc. offers casualty insurance, including personal and commercial auto insurance, commercial property and liability coverage, workers compensation, homeowners, medical malpractice coverage, and product liability insurance. The company has operations in Albany, Boston, Chicago, Albany, Atlanta, and Sacramento. It was founded by Robert Vagley in 1990 and is located in Washington, DC.

Boards & Committees
Director
2010 - ?

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides leadership development programs and educational services to students and young emerging Latino leaders. Marco A. Davis is currently the CEO of the firm.The company says this about itself: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development organization in the country that educates, empowers, and connects Latino youth by providing leadership development programs and educational services. The nonprofit was established in 1978 by Hispanic Members of Congress to ensure a diverse and inclusive leadership pipeline. CHCI is comprised of Hispanic/Latino Members of Congress, community leaders, and corporate executives guiding the institution’s mission forward. CHCI directly impacts the lives of more than 1,700 students and young professionals each year through its fellowships, congressional internships, and the R2L NextGen high school program.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2017

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides leadership development programs and educational services to students and young emerging Latino leaders. Marco A. Davis is currently the CEO of the firm.The company says this about itself: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development organization in the country that educates, empowers, and connects Latino youth by providing leadership development programs and educational services. The nonprofit was established in 1978 by Hispanic Members of Congress to ensure a diverse and inclusive leadership pipeline. CHCI is comprised of Hispanic/Latino Members of Congress, community leaders, and corporate executives guiding the institution’s mission forward. CHCI directly impacts the lives of more than 1,700 students and young professionals each year through its fellowships, congressional internships, and the R2L NextGen high school program.

Political Donations
$500
2019

Representative at Office of the Representative from New York's 13th District, Adriano Espaillat

$1,000
2019

Representative at Office of the Representative from New York's 13th District, Adriano Espaillat

Awards & Honors
2015
The Hill – Top Lobbyists, Hired Guns
2014
The Hill – Top Lobbyists, Hired Guns
2013
The Hill – Top Lobbyists, Hired Guns
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