SAN FRANCISCO WASHINGTON DC
Michael Yaki is a seasoned and respected advisor to senior government officials, corporate executives, and community leaders. He has served as an elected member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, a former District Director and senior advisor to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and is currently serving his second six-year term as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. In 2008 he was appointed the National Platform Director for Obama for America and the Democratic National Committee, and his portoflio includes managing many winning state and local campaigns. He is the on-air Political and Legal Analyst for KRON4-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area media market, and his frequent writings have appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Huffington Post. After nearly 10 years as a partner in law firms where he specialized in governmental affairs and regulatory matters for clients, he founded Michael Yaki Consulting in 2009.