Gray Plant Mooty Grows Government Relations Team


MINNEAPOLIS (January 28, 2019) – The law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce the hiring of a new government relations specialist. Brian Carr has joined the Gray Plant Mooty Government Relations Team, based in Minneapolis.

Brian has been involved with politics and law for over a decade. He delivers multifaceted public policy strategies and government affairs services to clients interfacing with local units of government, the legislature, and state agencies in Minnesota. He also has experience on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., including, but not limited to, working as a staff member in the United States Senate on the Senate Commerce Committee.  

Committed to helping clients achieve their public policy and regulatory goals, Brian possesses robust knowledge on issues regarding consumer product regulation, wages and labor, taxation, information technology, transportation, healthcare, and general commerce.

“I am delighted to have Brian on board at Gray Plant Mooty to help with our growing government relations practice,” said Daryn McBeth, senior government relations specialist and agribusiness and public affairs committee chair at the firm. “Brian has garnered respect from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for his ability to digest complicated issues and distill them into relatable public policy.”

Prior to joining Gray Plant Mooty, Brian was the President of his own lobbying firm where he represented multinational corporations and state trade associations in Minnesota. Brian has worked as the Director of Government Relations and Legal Counsel at a statewide retail trade association advocating on behalf of a diverse membership inclusive of numerous Fortune 100 companies.

Brian earned his J.D. from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and is a licensed attorney in the State of Minnesota. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and children.

About Gray Plant Mooty
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. The firm’s attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value, and comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis. Gray Plant Mooty is a full-service law firm with offices in Minnesota, Washington, D.C., and North Dakota. Gray Plant Mooty’s roots date back to 1866. Learn more at