WASHINGTON, D.C.—Qorvis Communications has named W. John Moore managing director. Before joining Qorvis, Moore spent five years as a founding partner and principal at Washington public affairs firm FM Strategic Communications, where he focused on developing energy and law firm public relations practices. Moore was formerly senior vice president at the Hawthorn Group.
His expertise includes coalition management, regulatory affairs, Supreme Court litigation, and global public policy issues. A veteran Washington journalist, Moore also spent 15 years as a staff correspondent, managing editor and senior editor/columnist with National Journal and was an associate editor of Legal Times.
Moore will focus on the firm’s public affairs client base and continue to develop Qorvis’ coalition management capabilities.