- Board Member
Frank Atkinson is a member of the Mercatus Center's Board of Directors. He is chairman of McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC, and a partner in McGuireWoods, LLP. His practice focuses on state and local government relations, economic development, privatization and public-private partnerships, education, and elections and voting rights. He also has extensive experience as an attorney in the areas of constitutional, election and education law and commercial and constitutional litigation.
In 1994-1996, Mr. Atkinson served in the Cabinet of former Virginia Governor George Allen as counselor and director of policy and played a leadership role in the Allen administration's successful policy initiatives in the areas of criminal justice, welfare reform, education, economic development, and regulatory reform.