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Preston Hill*

Senior Director
Michael Best Strategies LLC

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.

Washington, D.C.
The Wharf
1000 Maine Avenue SW
Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20024


Preston is a Senior Director at Michael Best Strategies, where he supports the firm's efforts to enhance its national governmental and business presence in Washington, D.C. He assists clients in achieving their short- and long-term government relations and policy objectives.

Prior to joining Strategies, Preston served as Senior Policy Advisor to both Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) and Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). In these roles, he was the lead policy advisor for critical areas such as financial services, artificial intelligence, education, labor, housing, science, space, and small business. His responsibilities included coordinating with House Committees, Members of Congress and their offices, Bicameral Leadership, and the Administration to form and advance the Speaker and House Republican Conference’s legislative agenda.

Preston was instrumental in drafting and passing significant legislation, including the Sanctions and foreign policy component to the Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific Supplemental Appropriations package and H.R. 5, The Parents Bill of Rights. He spearheaded the formation of the Bipartisan House Artificial Intelligence Working Group to pursue bipartisan policy solutions in a measured and innovation focused approach. He coordinated the financial services-focused items for the House Republican Conference’s approach to China, including outbound investment and research security. He led the congressional response to the banking crisis following the closure of Silicon Valley Bank, coordinating with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and stakeholders.


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