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Lamell McMorris

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Lamell McMorris

Principal and Head of Policy, Regulatory and Government Relations, Edward Jones
Lamell McMorris

Edward Jones Principal Lamell McMorris leads the Regulatory and Government Relations practice as Head of Policy. His team implements an enterprisewide policy capability, through which the firm can develop and drive an affirmative, intentional policy strategy, designed to proactively surface a wide range of policy and legislative issues. He joined the firm in 2021. Prior to Edward Jones, Lamell served as CEO and founder of Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm, Phase 2 Consulting. It is one of D.C.'s top strategic advisory firms, providing expertise for government affairs, corporate social responsibility planning, and public policy advice. Lamell received his bachelor's degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., and his Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Northeastern University's Doctor of Law and Policy Program. As an active member in the community, Lamell serves as trustee and chair for the National Urban League's committee on governance and sits on the National Action Network's executive committee. He is also a board member for the Rainbow/PUSH coalition and serves on the board of trustees for PGA REACH. In his spare time, Lamell enjoys golfing, classic cars, and art.