Ex-Lawmakers Swing Through the Revolving Door


James Moran, who joined McDermott as a senior legislative adviser after serving 12 terms in Congress, said « there’s no comparison » between lobbying lawmakers directly and advising clients on how to deal with Washington politics. « After 24 years, you gain some understanding and knowledge of the process, the politics and the people, » Mr. Moran said, adding that it would add value for his clients “if I could sit down with my friends on the Hill and discuss things. »