A lobbyist at the North Carolina General Assembly for over 35 years, Harry is a senior advisor with McGuireWoods Consulting’s state government relations group and is a partner with McGuireWoods LLP. Through his extensive work in state government relations, Harry has been at the forefront on many crucial public policy issues, particularly in the areas of education and health care.
His role in shaping and influencing public policy was recognized in 2017, when Harry was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest honor that the Governor of North Carolina can bestow to persons who have a record of service to the State. In 2020, Harry received recognition as one of North Carolina’s top lobbyists from the North State Journal.
Since beginning his government relations and legal career in 1988, Harry has been consistently recognized as one of the most influential lobbyists in Raleigh.
Harry represents public and private companies, as well as associations and nonprofit organizations, on a range of issues including education, health care and health insurance, pharmacy, economic development and business expansion, procurement, and finance and tax. He has extensive experience representing clients at the legislature and before state agencies, boards and commissions, and local governments.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Harry ran his own legal and lobbying practice for more than a decade and also served as director of government relations and counsel for the North Carolina Region of Kaiser Permanente.