About Michael Hammond
Michael E. Hammond is the Legislative Counsel for Gun Owners of America. Having spent the better part of his career in government service, he has been a legislative counsel to Senators Bob Smith (R-NH), Gordon Humphrey (R-NH), Jesse Helms (R-NC), and Steve Symms (R-ID). He has served as Special Assistant and Legislative Assistant to Senator Harry Byrd (I-VA) and Senator James Buckley (R-NY), respectively. In 1980, Mr. Hammond was a member of the Department of Education Transition Team and the Department of Justice Transition Team. From 1977 to 1989, Michael served as General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Steering Committee. Mr. Hammond received his B.A. magna cum laude from Washington University and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law.