*Licensed only in Maryland.
Mr. Sachs is Marketing Counsel with the firm’s Client Services department. In this role he works with attorneys across the firm and with other client services professionals to advance strategic marketing, communication, branding and business development efforts with a particular focus on support for the Immigration and Government Affairs practice groups.
Before joining Ogletree Deakins, Mr. Sachs served in senior strategic communication roles with organizations in both the private and public sectors including the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association and BCS, Inc., a management consulting firm providing professional services to the U.S. government. Through his work as Deputy Vice President for Communication and Outreach at BCS, Mr. Sachs supported the U.S. Department of Energy as a lead on-site contractor tying policy analysis and communication planning activities together with high-impact partnership development and media engagement initiatives.
Previously, Mr. Sachs spent more than a decade with a leading Silicon Valley-based information technology company in the roles of Senior Manager for Federal Government Affairs and, subsequently, Senior Manager of Information & Strategy. Earlier, Mr. Sachs worked on federal public policy issues with the National Immigration Forum. Before his transition to public affairs and the policy arena, Mr. Sachs began his career as a practicing attorney with a boutique immigration law firm.
Having worked in multiple arenas, Mr. Sachs holds particular expertise in the fields of Immigration, Government Relations, Intellectual Property and Energy with significant experience supporting companies throughout the information technology, manufacturing and clean energy sectors.
Mr. Sachs earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia, received his B.A. in Government from Cornell University and was awarded a Certificate of Social Media Management from North Carolina State University. He is admitted to the Bar in Maryland, Colorado and the District of Columbia and is an Associate Member of the North Carolina Bar Association. In 2014, Mr. Sachs was elected to serve as Director of Operations for the Executive Board of the International Association of Business Communicators’ Triangle Chapter.
He lives in Cary, NC with his wonderful wife and daughter who continue to urge him to finish writing the novel that lurks occasionally at the back of his mind and the bottom of his desk.