McClain Bryant Macklin, JD MBA, is Director of Policy for Mayor Sly James of Kansas City, Missouri. In this role, McClain shapes the policymaking of the City, with an emphasis on economic development, workforce development, housing, digital equity, MBE/WBE, and entrepreneurship and small business.
McClain also holds the position of Director of Municipal Policy Programming for 20/20 Leaders of America, a bipartisan group of leading African American mayors, city, county and state officials, prosecutors and defense attorneys, political strategists, community leaders and activists, police chiefs and other law enforcement executives whose mission is to fundamentally change the way in which the American political system addresses criminal justice issues.
McClain also serves on the elected Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Community College, providing a youthful and progressive perspective on higher education and creating educational pipelines toward developing a skilled 21st Century workforce.
Follow McClain on Twitter @mcclainkc.
Sub-specialties: Economic Development, Housing Policy, Workforce Development Policy, Higher Education, Digital Equity
Kansas City's Digital Equity Strategic Plan
IRS Tightens Rules Regarding Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Groups
Husch Blackwell [January 16, 2014]
A Look at the Whistleblower Protections in the 2013 NDAA
The Contractor's Perspective [March 17, 2013]
Building a Practice Through Volunteering
American Bar Association [December 17, 2013]
New Generation Prepares to Fight for Civil Rights
The Kansas City Star [January 21, 2014]
Interview of McClain Bryant on Whistleblower Protections in the 2013 NDAA
Federal News Radio 
Interview with McClain Bryant
Whats Up Kansas City? [July 21, 2012]
Stark Law Overpayment Provisions: Heightened Obligations Amidst Continued Uncertainty Post-PPACA
Journal of Health Care Compliance [July-August, 2011]