James Adkins, Manager of Policy & Government Relations
James serves as a leader of our public policy and regulatory communications practice. With a background working on Oregon's complex legislative landscape, James is one of our go-to experts to help clients navigate difficult regulatory and government affairs projects across a variety of business sectors - including land use and development, healthcare, transportation, and energy.
A native of Salem, Oregon, James has a unique ability to assess Oregon's local political landscape. His experience working for public and private organizations has made him a valuable resource across Hubbell’s advocacy and public relations services.
A veteran of some of Oregon's toughest public policy fights, James currently works across a broad portfolio of issue advocacy, grassroots organization and public communications.
James began his career as an aid on Capitol Hill. He has worked on multiple successful political campaigns as a field organization and campaign coordinator. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon and studied Arabic at the School for International Training in Amman, Jordan.