Givens Pursley LLP - Boise, Idaho
B.A., College of William and Mary, ’77; J.D., University of Idaho, ’80
Kenneth McClure is a partner in Boise law firm Givens Pursley, LLP. His practice focuses on governmental relations and administrative law. He serves as a registered lobbyist for businesses and professional associations and frequently appears in administrative hearings and contested cases before departments and commissions of state government. With more than thirty years of experience in government affairs, Mr. McClure has extensive experience with a variety of complicated public policy issues, including public utility laws, healthcare issues, agriculture, municipal policy and tax issues.
Mr. McClure previously served as Idaho Deputy Attorney General with the State Tax Commission, Chief of the Attorney General's Legislative and Administrative Affairs Division, and Acting Idaho Chief Deputy Attorney General. He has been an adjunct faculty member of Boise State University where he taught graduate courses in Lobbying and Legislative Process. He frequently lectures on the Idaho Legislature and the political landscape in Idaho.
Mr. McClure is active in both civic and political affairs. He is a Co-Founder and past Director of The City Club of Boise and is a Founder of the Idaho Liability Reform Coalition. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Tort Reform Association, a national organization supporting civil justice reform.