Prior to the establishment of Cassidy & Associates in 1975, Mr. Cassidy served as a Trial Attorney in the South Florida Migrant Legal Services Program, as Executive Director and General Counsel of the Democratic National Committee's Party Reform Commission, and as General Counsel of the U.S. Senate's Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs. He has been a featured speaker on legislative issues, government and politics at numerous governmental, university, industry and trade association conferences. Mr. Cassidy is a graduate of Villanova University (B.S. 1963) and the Cornell University Law School (J.D. 1967). In 1995 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science from Villanova University. He is a member of the Metropolitan Club, Columbia Country Club, The George Town Club, The Core Club, The City Club and the Economic Club of Washington, 2007.