JONATHAN NABAVI NAMED NFL VICE PRESIDENT OF
PUBLIC POLICY AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
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
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.