McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP Welcomes Cathy A. Harper Back to the Firm as a Senior Strategic Advisor and Independent Consultant

Jun 08, 2010, 11:50 ET from McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathy A. Harper, a former associate at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA), has returned to the firm as a senior strategic advisor and independent consultant in MLA's Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs practice.

"We are thrilled that Cathy is rejoining McKenna Long & Aldridge," said Gordon Giffin, chair of the Public Policy and International department at MLA. "Her extensive experience in national and international legal matters and government relations, combined with her strengths in strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions, will be of great benefit to our clients and to the firm."

As a member of MLA's National Government Affairs practice, Harper will focus her practice on international public policy, supply chain management issues and public-private partnership projects.

Before rejoining MLA, Harper held senior legal, government affairs and strategy positions at UPS. While at UPS, she oversaw the acquisition of more than 30 companies worldwide and had responsibility for the company's global trade, aviation and international government relations matters. Prior to joining UPS, Harper served as vice president and general counsel of Elavon, now a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp.

Harper, a native of Georgia, earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Valdosta State University and a law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.

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