John Easterling is a lobbyist who represents a wide variety of clients, assists them with an array of state government relations issues, and advocates on their behalf before the North Carolina General Assembly and the North Carolina Executive Branch. He closely follows legislative developments relevant to clients and researches and analyzes matters regarding public policy. John has also provided commentary on Capitol Tonight and a plethora of other media outlets in the state concerning developments in state government.
John has a strong background in public affairs, political campaigns, and political leadership. Prior to joining the firm, he played an active role in the leadership of campaigns at every level – presidential, statewide, congressional and local. With a decade of political experience, John served two terms as President of the College Democrats of North Carolina and continues his involvement today as a member of the Democratic Governors Association Finance Committee. He also served as Commissioner on the Scotland County Crime and Drug Committee and to this day maintains his involvement with numerous organizations in the Scotland County community.
While possessing a deep political standing, John has also been an ordained Reverend in his church for over two years.
John is not licensed to practice law. John is a member of the KTS Strategies LLC team.
Insights View All
University of North Carolina at Greensboro B.A. (2019) Political Science, Minor in History
North Carolina Youth Advisory Council, Governors Appointee (2017-Present)
North Carolina Professional Lobbyist Association, Member (2020-Present)
City of Laurinburg Board of Adjustment, Member (2020-Present)
The Bread of Life Church, Associate Pastor (2020-Present)
Democratic Governors Association, Finance Committee Member (2020)
UNC Greensboro Caucus, Chairman (2021-Present)
While we are pleased to have you contact us by telephone, surface mail, electronic mail, or by facsimile transmission, contacting Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP or any of its attorneys does not create an attorney-client relationship. The formation of an attorney-client relationship requires consideration of multiple factors, including possible conflicts of interest. An attorney-client relationship is formed only when both you and the Firm have agreed to proceed with a defined engagement.
DO NOT CONVEY TO US ANY INFORMATION YOU REGARD AS CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL A FORMAL CLIENT-ATTORNEY RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED.
If you do convey information, you recognize that we may review and disclose the information, and you agree that even if you regard the information as highly confidential and even if it is transmitted in a good faith effort to retain us, such a review does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could be used against you.