PROMOTING HISPANICS IN THE FIELD OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Maximiliano J. Trujillo, President and founder of MJT Policy L.L.C., is a senior government affairs professional with 20 years of experience in government, private and non-profit sectors.
He previously led the DC office of a New York based government relations firm where he provided strategic advise to private sector top executives. Max developed comprehensive approaches that yielded solutions through positive legislative outcomes for a variety of corporate and non-profit clients. He earlier served as a Senior Policy Advisor for Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez where he counseled on legislative issues relating to telecommunications, health care, homeland security and foreign affairs. He also provided expert advise on issues of importance to the Latino community and Puerto Rico.
Prior to his work in Congress, he was the Associate State Director for AARP in Puerto Rico. Max represented the Association’s issues at state agencies and with legislative leaders in the Commonwealth. He provided valuable expertise on federal issues such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid as well as successfully advocated on local tax and utility regulatory issues to public and private sector stakeholders.
He has served in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s government as a Deputy Advisor to the Governor for Social Welfare and Civil Rights. His government experience also includes serving as Legislative Counsel for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico House of Representatives' Committee on Economic Development.
A graduate of Marquette University with Majors in Political Science and History, Max also holds a law degree from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Law and a Master of Laws in International Legal Studies from American University's Washington College of Law. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Maryland.
Max serves as a Vice President of the Hispanic Lobbyist Association and has several leadership positions in the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law including honorary council member of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, Deputy Officer to the Chair of the Council and liaison to the Organization of American States.
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