A.J. Bingham is the Legislative Director for one of Texas’ top lobbying firms. Since 2010 he has represented public and private sector clients before the Texas Legislature, executive branch, agencies and commissions, during the 82nd and 83rd Legislative Sessions, as well as 83rd Special Session (1).
A.J.’s work on behalf of clients has covered a range of issues, including: Cybersecurity, identity protection, energy (solar, coal, and wind), municipalities, franchise taxation, pipelines, satellite communications, and transportation. His work has also included assisting clients in business development, such as responding to requests for procurement, managing existing state contracts, and identifying new pilot and contracting opportunities.
Prior to starting his lobbying career A.J. was a legal intern for the Texas House Committee on State Affairs, and a Research Associate in the Senate Research Center during the 81st Legislative Session.
He has a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC), where he majored in political science. Additionally, he has a Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law (Topeka, KS).
A.J. currently serves on the Board of the Young Men’s Business League of Austin, and is a Director on the Board of the Austin School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He is Government Affairs Co-Chair for the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce, and was a finalist in the 2013 Austin Under 40 Awards Government & Public Affairs category.
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