JONATHAN NABAVI, most recently Majority Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, has been named Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs, the NFL announced today.
In this role, Nabavi will promote the NFL’s public policy and legislative agenda and represent the league on a wide range of issues before Congress, the Administration, and other federal and local government agencies. He will report to JOCELYN MOORE, the NFL’s Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs.
“The NFL has a unique place in the hearts of millions of people, which provides an opportunity to be a positive influence on so many different fronts,” said Moore. “Jonathan’s extensive experience in Congress and his keen understanding of how government works will help us enable progress both in Washington and across the country.”
“As a former college football player, it has always been a dream to join the NFL,” said Nabavi. “I look forward to partnering with municipal, state, and federal leaders to advance the league’s policy agenda and make an impactful difference on the issues that we face.”
During his time at the Senate Judiciary Committee, Nabavi provided strategic counsel to the Chairman on civil law issues and legislation relating to intellectual property, technology, and telecommunications. He was also charged with coordinating Committee hearings and oversight efforts.
Nabavi previously served as Counsel for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on federal information technology services, cybersecurity, geolocation, and other areas of emerging technology. Prior to that, he was Legislative Director for Congressman George Holding and Legislative Counsel for Congressman Steve King.
A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Nabavi played collegiate football and was a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete. He received his Juris Doctor from the George Washington School of Law.