Henry Mohn joined McGuireWoods Consulting in March 2021 as research associate in the firm’s Illinois government relations team. In this role, he supports the team and clients with legislative and administrative rule tracking, media monitoring, procurement, budget analysis, and a variety of other research projects. He has worked with clients in a full spectrum of industry sectors: energy, finance, public utilities, tech, healthcare, gaming, electric vehicles, higher education, K-12 education, elections, affordable housing, cannabis, municipal, economic development, and gig economy. Through weekly legislative updates, monthly state budget and revenue reports, and end of session reports, he keeps clients informed about key issues in the Illinois General Assembly. He also assists with matters at the municipal level in Chicago.
Henry advises a bond insurance client on matters regarding Illinois’ budget, revenues, employment, bill backlog, pension debt, and Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund debt in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also assisted energy and electric vehicle clients through the 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) and Reimagining Electric Vehicles (REV) in Illinois Act negotiations by tracking and analyzing new amendments and providing insight on stakeholder debate. Additionally, he works with a college access non-profit in Chicago to build relationships with Illinois civic leaders and plan civic engagement events.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Henry worked at a federal government relations firm, where he managed the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and appropriations process and covered hearings for clients in the defense, foreign affairs, homeland security, and appropriations practice.
Henry also served as political director and deputy field director for Illinois State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel’s 2020 election campaign. In this role, he managed the campaign field team and worked with volunteers, labor organizations, local Democratic Party groups, and precinct committee members to build grassroots support and plan campaign events.
Henry graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in political science, international studies, and geography. While in college, he interned at McGuireWoods Consulting. He now manages the firm’s Illinois internship program, working to provide interns with a valuable experience in Illinois state and local government.