Kelley Cawthorne Establishes First Detroit Office to Serve Growing Client Roster

May 29, 2015, 09:30 ET from Kelley Cawthorne

DETROIT, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading Michigan Lobbying firm of Kelley Cawthorne is pleased to announce the establishment of its first Detroit office in the historic Fisher Building, it was announced today.

Kelley Cawthorne also announced that Dr.Oscar W. King, III, Past President of the Council of Baptist Pastors, will serve as director of the Detroit office. The firm serves numerous Detroit clients and is the only major Michigan lobbying firm with permanent offices in Detroit and Lansing.

"We are very excited to open this office to better serve our clients based in Metro Detroit," said Rob Elhenicky, a principal of the firm. "We are equally delighted to have someone with the unique skill set and personal character of Oscar King to manage our Detroit practice. Oscar is well known in the Detroit area as a pastor, a businessman, and for his service to our clients as an of-counsel member of Kelley Cawthorne."

The firm's growing roster of metro Detroit area clients includes: DTE Energy, Wayne State University, Deloitte, Ford Motor Company, DivDat, Karmanos Cancer Center, and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History among others.

"Kelley Cawthorne is client-service focused so being closer to our Detroit-based clients is crucial," said King.  "The ability to meet with community leaders in their backyard is a tremendous advantage. We are also excited about the resurgence of this great city and look forward to bringing additional new businesses and staff here."

King, who also serves as Pastor of Northwest Unity Baptist Church, attended Harvard University. Dr. King is also an honorary Wayne County Deputy and is a member of The Detroit Athletic Club.   

Kelley Cawthorne, a multi-client firm, is consistently rated as one of Michigan's leading lobbying organizations, by Inside Michigan Politics and MIRS News as are many of its individual lobbyist including Dennis Cawthorne, Dave Ladd, Rob Elhenicky, and Melissa Yutzey.  Its highly diverse, ten (10) person lobbying team, broad client base, and campaign finance expertise ensures that it can open doors and drive change for its clients in Lansing and Detroit.



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