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PHILADELPHIA – May 12, 2021 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney adds public policy strategist Kyle A. Darby, Sr. as advisor in the firm’s Government Relations group. Darby joins Buchanan after several years as a solo practitioner. He previously worked in a number of government relations firms as well as in the office of Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).

Darby has represented clients before the Philadelphia City Council, Pennsylvania State Legislature and on Capitol Hill. He works to advance the interests of companies and non-profits in real estate and construction, healthcare, advocacy, entertainment, professional sports, medical cannabis, technology, and logistics. Darby has also worked on criminal justice reform, having served as the government relations strategist for REFORM Alliance. This experience allowed him to work closely with state and federal agencies as well as the executive branch, to bring probation and parole reform to impacted states around the country.

“Kyle is a tremendous addition to our group, bringing with him broad experience across federal, state and local governments as well as a talent for coalition building. Our clients will benefit from his industry knowledge and insight into trends shaping their marketplace,” said Leslie Gromis Baker co-chair and managing director of State and Federal Government Relations at Buchanan.

“Having the opportunity to join Buchanan’s stellar government relations group is one I could not pass up. I am looking forward to working with the state and federal teams in support of our clients’ needs and having the institutional support of a large law firm,” said Darby.

Darby received his B.A. in Political Science from Stockton University. He is a member of Philadelphia’s 2nd Ward Democratic Committee and the Washington Government Relations Group.