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Nathan Daschle*

President and COO, The Daschle Group

Nathan Daschle is the president and COO of The Daschle Group, a Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson.

Professional Biography

Nathan previously served as the Executive Vice President for Political Strategy at Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, where he ran a business unit dedicated to political advertising. He is also the founder and CEO of, a DIY website builder for political campaigns and non-profit organizations.

From 2007 to 2010, Nathan was the Executive Director of the Democratic Governors Association (DGA), where he managed a $50 million annual budget and staff of more than 20. Over the four-year period in which he led DGA, the organization set numerous fundraising records and won a majority of its targeted races. Nathan previously served as DGA's Counsel and Director of Policy, and before this he was a litigation associate at Covington and Burling in Washington, D.C. Nathan has served in the legislative affairs office of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees and the Natural Resources Defense Council. He also worked on the 1996 U.S. Senate campaign of Tom Strickland (CO).

  • The Daschle Group, a Baker Donelson Public Policy Advisory, successfully designed and conducted a campaign on behalf of an international law firm to encourage a foreign government to negotiate with the client on a decades-long billion-dollar dispute.
  • Listed as one of The Hill's "Top Lobbyists: Hired Guns" (2020, 2021)
  • Named to "The Influencers 50" by Campaigns & Elections (October 2014)
  • Recognized as one of Time magazine's "40 under 40" rising stars in politics (October 2010)
    Profiled by Details magazine as one of "16 game-changers in the worlds of entertainment, politics, fashion, and technology" in a piece titled "Mavericks" (September 2010)
  • Named as one of Washington's "40 Top Lawyers Under 40" by Washingtonian magazine (July 2006)
  • Advisory Board Member – EverFi
  • Advisory Board Member – Phone2Action
  • Faculty Member – Public Squared


  • Harvard Law School J.D., 2002, cum laude
  • Northwestern University, B.A., with distinction, 1995



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