Jack Kelly is a Partner in the McPherson Group‚ LLP and a highly regarded adviser on the management of public policy risk to national and multinational corporations. Previously‚ he has served as a political aide to two U.S. Presidents‚ served in staff positions with Congress and the New York and Federal courts. For 28 years until his retirement‚ Mr. Kelly served in active and reserve components of the United States Army and was the commander of a Special Forces unit. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit. From 2004 until 2018, he served as a member and Chairman of the U.S. Advisory Committee on National Cemeteries and Memorials, and from 2018-2022 as a member of the U.S. Advisory Committee for Arlington National Cemetery. He received his Master in Study of Law (Magna Cum Laude) from Fordham Law School as a member of the inaugural class in the program. Additionally, he serves on the Fordham Law School Advisory Board on Corporate Ethics and Compliance and the Advisory Council for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Notre Dame. An avid runner, he has successfully completed a number of marathons, including the New York‚ Marine Corps and Boston marathons.