Charles Midkiff serves as Senior Advisor, Washington D.C. for LS2group. He focuses on a diverse array of issues ranging from federal and state regulations, proposed legislation and policies before Congress, international trade, banking, and public diplomacy. Charles has additionally developed and managed national field programs and public relations campaigns at LS2group, working closely with community and business leaders, academics, media members, and elected officials on behalf of his clients.
Charles has also served in numerous capacities on political campaigns across the United States, working on his first campaign in 2008 on President Obama’s initial presidential run. This work has included three gubernatorial campaigns, two state house races, two congressional campaigns, and a stint at a prominent Democrat direct mail firm. For these campaigns Charles built and led local and statewide grassroots field programs, fundraising efforts, finance departments, and communications strategies for a diverse cross section of progressive and moderate Democratic candidates.
A graduate of Syracuse University’s College of Law, Charles earned a Juris Doctorate and a Certificate of Advanced Study in National Security and Counterterrorism Law in 2017. He earned his undergraduate degree in 2013, at Radford University, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and history, with a minor in economics.