Benjamin D. May is the COO and General Counsel for Policy Impact. May oversees all administrative and legal concerns for Policy Impact, including advising on lobby and election law issues, drafting and reviewing contracts and letters of intent, and managing the firm’s lobbying and Foreign Agent Registration Act disclosures. He also monitors pending legislation and rulemaking on issues affecting Policy Impact’s clients.
Prior to joining Policy Impact, May worked with Thomson West on developing new Westlaw products. His other experience includes working in the Department of Justice in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the Department of Labor in the Employment and Training Administration, the Utah State Department of Commerce Division of Securities, and the Syracuse University College of Law Securities Arbitration and Consumer Law Clinic.
May received his J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law, and an MBA from Brigham Young University. He received bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology, as well as a Certificate in Criminology and Corrections, from the University of Utah.
May is a member of both the District of Columbia Bar and the Virginia State Bar.