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A specialist in using the Freedom of Information Act and state public records laws, Mike works directly with clients to frame questions and design research methods.
Mike has spent his entire career in public records and opposition research. Prior to co-founding VR Research in 1995, Mike worked as the Research Director for the California Democratic Party and on political campaigns throughout the country.
Mike heads our Oakland office and lives in Berkeley with his wife and two children.