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J. Alex Nichols*

Senior Associate
Michael Best Strategies LLC

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


As a Senior Associate at Michael Best Strategies, Alex works with businesses and associations to help them successfully navigate federal legislative, regulatory, and political solutions on a wide variety of issues.

As a member of Strategies’ International Trade Practice, Alex helps clients in more than a dozen industries navigate international trade agreements and various U.S. trade actions, supply chain solutions, and customs issues. He also provides intelligence and analysis on legislative and regulatory issues impacting businesses. Additionally, Alex assists clients with issues involving tax, education, labor, and core business issues. He also collaborates with Strategies team members across the organization to grow practice areas, sharpen business development strategies, and create systems for company growth.

Prior to joining Strategies, Alex was a legislative campaign and finance assistant for the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC). He coordinated meetings and political efforts with Senate and House legislative leaders from across the country, provided policy briefings and government affairs services, and organized national and regional events. Alex also completed internships with the offices of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) and U.S. Representative Jo Bonner (R-Alabama).



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