For nearly ten years, Omar Nashashibi has worked with clients, members of Congress, agency officials, public policy foundations, non-profits, and media in Washington, D.C. A founding partner of The Franklin Partnership, Mr. Nashashibi works with members of Congress on behalf of his client on a variety of issues from trade to federal funding opportunities to telecommunications.
Mr. Nashashibi has represented clients before the previous and current administrations, the U.S. Congress, particularly the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance, Appropriations, and Transportation Committees. He has also consulted clients on matters in several state and local governments, including the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Illinois, among others.
Mr. Nashashibi works with clients and their coalition partners to develop and execute legislative strategies to ensure success. Most recently, working with members of Congress he helped secure a resolution to the long disputed aviation law, worked to direct more than $5 million in grants to a client, and secure passage of health care legislation.
Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Nashashibi worked for the Office of Management and Budget, focusing on federal procurement policy. He also has extensive experience working with non-profits and public policy foundations. Mr. Nashashibi served as a research assistant at the Institute for Public Accuracy, a nation-wide consortium of public policy researchers and analysts. In 1995, he began his career in Washington, D.C. covering congressional hearings and agency proceedings for a nation-wide nonprofit publication.
Mr. Nashashibi graduated from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he studied Political Science and International Affairs.