Michael C. Barnes is Chairman of the Center for U.S. Policy, a not-for-profit organization advancing solutions to the nation’s substance abuse, mental health, and incarceration crises. He is also Managing Partner and Founder of DCBA Law & Policy, a law firm recognized nationally for its work in health care and drug policy.Mr. Barnes previously co-created and successfully exited a global health care and policy consulting firm and a private residential substance abuse treatment program. He also co-founded a not-for-profit that provided early leadership to address the U.S. drug abuse, addiction, and overdose crisis.Mr. Barnes regularly provides legal, political, and issue analysis for national news networks, including FOX News, FOX Business, CNBC, CNN, and HLN. He has been a member of the advisory board for the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit since 2011, the National Sheriffs’ Association’s Drug Enforcement Committee since 2014, and the editorial board for the Journal of Opioid Management since 2015.Mr. Barnes was a political appointee under President George W. Bush, having served as confidential counsel in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Michael C. Barnes, JD and other top speakers and celebrities.