Senior Counsel and Principal at Michael Best Strategies
$550/hour for virtual Consulation
Aaron Harris serves as Senior Counsel and Principal at Michael Best Strategies and leverages his background in Illinois state government to help clients further their business objectives. Aaron has held several influential positions in Illinois, including in the Office of the Governor, Department of Juvenile Justice, and State Police. Most recently, Aaron served as the Interim Legislative Director in the Office of Governor JB Pritzker, where he managed the Governor’s Office of Legislative Affairs staff and statewide legislative liaison workforce. Aaron has also assisted with the successful enactment of the Governor’s landmark legislative agenda that included the proposed fair tax, legalization of cannabis, and increased minimum wage programs and the historic Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan by securing support from members of the Illinois General Assembly. Prior to assuming this role, Aaron served as the First Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs where he oversaw the legislative priorities of 16 state agencies, including energy, environment, infrastructure, public safety, and elections.