Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE

Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE

Government relations consultant, trainer, and coach

Washington D.C. Metro Area
Government Relations

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Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE's Overview

  • President at J. Warren Strategies
  • Managing Principal at Triadvocates LLC
  • Vice President, Government Relations at Consumer Heathcare Products Association
  • Legislative Director and Counsel at Congressman Carl D. Pursell, US House of Representatives
  • Assistant Majority Counsel at Michigan Senate

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Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE's Summary

Kevin has a notable record of accomplishment in government relations, association leadership, and public speaking, having served as the chief of federal and state lobbying for a major national trade association and the head of the Washington, DC office of the lobbying subsidiary of a prominent national law firm. At the federal level, he has used his knowledge of the legislative process and his extensive network to champion several pieces of legislation that preserved channels of distribution, assisted in bringing new products to market, secured federal appropriations, and encouraged more efficient utilization of our healthcare resources. He has also directed lobbying strategies in 30 states and is currently managing a multi-state advocacy program for a national healthcare client.

Kevin is also a nationally recognized speaker, trainer, and coach on developing and implementing successful advocacy strategies and effectively lobbying Congress and state legislators. His presentations to government relations professionals and association volunteers include, "Smart Lobbying: Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve Lobbying Outcomes," "The Four Essential Practices of the Successful Government Relations Professional," and "Citizen Advocates: Making the Most of Your Day at the Capitol."

Kevin is an experienced coalition builder with a proven ability to work with whatever political party is in control. He has worked effectively with members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, governors, state attorneys general, state legislators, mayors and local officials. He serves as a mentor/advisor for the University of Michigan in Washington program and he has chaired the ASAE Government Relations Symposium. He is the only advocacy consultant, trainer, and coach who has served as a legislative staffer at the state and federal level, is a licensed attorney, and the holder of the Certified Association Executive (CAE) disignation from ASAE.


Federal and state government relations consulting, training and coaching. Public policy expertise in healthcare, FDA-regulated products, DEA regulations and enforcement, and federal taxation.

Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE's Experience


J. Warren Strategies

June 2009Present (5 years 5 months)

J. Warren Strategies specializes in federal and state government relations consulting, training, and coaching. Our core capabilities include the representation of clients on a focused set of industry and public policy issues relating to healthcare, appropriations, FDA-regulated products, DEA regulation and enforcement, and federal taxation. We also offer a wide range of training and coaching activities for corporate and association government relations professionals and volunteers.

Managing Principal

Triadvocates LLC

January 2008June 2009 (1 year 6 months)

Vice President, Government Relations

Consumer Heathcare Products Association

19932007 (14 years)

Legislative Director and Counsel

Congressman Carl D. Pursell, US House of Representatives

19891993 (4 years)

Assistant Majority Counsel

Michigan Senate

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Legislative Office industry

19871989 (2 years)

Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE's Skills & Expertise

  1. Coalitions
  2. Legislation
  3. Political Campaigns
  4. Politics
  5. Government
  6. Policy
  7. State Government
  8. Economic Development
  9. Non-profits
  10. Grassroots Organizing
  11. Appropriations
  12. Policy Analysis
  13. Public Relations
  14. Public Affairs
  15. Political Consulting
  16. Healthcare
  17. Local Government
  18. Government Procurement
  19. Political Science
  20. Government Contracting
  21. Nonprofits
  22. Public Speaking
  23. Strategic Communications
  24. Leadership
  25. Governmental Affairs
  26. Congress
  27. Speech Writing
  28. Political Communication
  29. Legislative Affairs

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Kevin Kraushaar, Esq., CAE's Education

University of Michigan

BA, Political Science


Activities and Societies: Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity, Amazin' Blues

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