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MCCABEMichael H. McCabe

CSG Midwest
(630) 925-1922


Mike McCabe, director of CSG Midwest, oversees the efforts of a 12-member team that provides research and staff support services to several groups of state officials, including primarily the Midwestern Legislative Conference.  Prior to assuming his current duties, he served as a policy analyst and later as the assistant director of the Midwestern office.
Over the years, CSG has played an instrumental role in the creation of numerous interstate compacts.  McCabe has provided drafting and consulting assistance in connection with several such agreements, including the Interstate Agricultural Grain Marketing Compact, the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, the Interstate Compact on Mental Health, the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.  More recently, he participated in the development of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision and the Interstate Compact for Juveniles.  He is also the co-author of The Evolving Use and the Changing Role of Interstate Compacts – A Practitioner’s Guide, published by the American Bar Association in 2006.
Before joining CSG, McCabe worked as an attorney with a private law firm in Des Moines, Iowa.  A graduate of Iowa State University, he earned his law degree at the University of Illinois.


Areas of expertise
  1. Interstate compacts
  2. Great Lakes issues