Massey, Bowers & Hembree LLC

Our People

Our firm was formed in January 2003 by former Georgia Attorney General Michael J. Bowers; John K. Watson, Governor Perdue's General Campaign Consultant and Vice Chairman of the Perdue Transition Team, and Bruce E. Bowers, who served as a senior advisor on the Perdue Transition Team.

In December 2003, Lewis A. Massey, former Georgia Secretary of State, joined the firm. One month later, John Watson left the firm to begin serving as Chief of Staff to Governor Sonny Perdue. Rob Simms joined the firm in February 2004 and left in December 2006 to serve as the Deputy Secretary of State in Georgia. Brandon Hembree joined our team in November 2004 from the Department of Administrative Services, and John Watson came back to the firm in January 2012. Bruce Bowers left the firm in April 2015.

The combined experience of Massey, Watson, Bowers & Hembree's partners allows the company to approach issues in a bipartisan manner, effectively representing their clients in a rapidly changing political environment. Massey, Watson Bowers & Hembree clients include: Dell, a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and internet infrastructures; JP Morgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm with operations in 50 countries; Uber Technologies, a company that is evolving the way the world moves by seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through their app; and Ernst & Young, a global leader in helping organizations execute enterprise-wide performance transformation initiatives.