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Harbor Policy, LLC (“Harbor”) is a strategic advisory firm founded by Caleb Johnson and Joel Adler. The firm’s principals bring deep experience in heavily regulated industries and work closely with each client to craft solutions tailored to their specific policy needs and challenges, offering support ranging from issue monitoring, advocacy, and analysis to regulatory implementation. We believe strongly in free markets and bring a principled approach to public policy advocacy, helping firms navigate complex bureaucracies and engage policymakers to develop innovative policy solutions by helping to bridge the knowledge gap between industry and government.

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J. Caleb Johnson

CALEB JOHNSON is a principal and co-founder of Harbor Policy, LLC. Before founding Harbor, Caleb was the director of government affairs at AQR Capital Management, one of the world’s largest quantitative investment managers, where he was brought on to build out a new desk for the firm that would serve to analyze legislative and regulatory policies with the potential to impact both the firm and the capital markets it invests in, as well as coordinate the firm’s strategy for engaging with policy makers and other stakeholders.


Prior to joining AQR, he was an assistant director for strategic planning at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and later helped lead its Transnational Threats program, working with the special operations and intelligence communities to address critical security challenges, and advising chief security officers of Fortune 500 companies.


Before CSIS, Caleb was a deputy director at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a leading think tank focusing on regulatory reform.


Caleb is an active member of the board of directors of the Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute, a non-profit public interest law firm that has won tens of millions of dollars for consumers and shareholders, setting legal precedents that safeguard consumers and investors.

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