Toby Moffett
Toby Moffett

Former Congressman Toby Moffett has joined Omnicom’s Mercury unit as co-chairman of its DC office.

The 76-year-old Democrat represented Connecticut from 1975 to 1983, making his mark on environmental issues as chairman of the subcommittee on environment, energy and natural resources.

Most recently, Moffett was the leading Democratic government affairs staffer at Mayer Brown law firm. He also founded and co-chaired MB’s Africa practice.

Earlier, Moffett ran his own PA firm and was VP-external government affairs at Monsanto.

Vin Weber, Mercury partner and former Republican Congressman, praised Moffett’s track record of leadership, strategic prowess and business acumen.

Moffett is active in Democratic politics, advising the re-election campaigns of House freshmen and the Senate run of Cal Cunningham in North Carolina.