Boehner health staffer headed to K Street

Porter was most recently devoted to healthcare reform, Medicare and Medicaid, according to the announcement.

"Emily has the unique skill of understanding the complex world of healthcare policy and also the intricacies of the legislative process," John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerThe two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery One year later, neither party can get past last year's election White House strikes back at Bushes over legacy MORE said in a statement. "Our team is sad to see her go, but confident her next chapter will be a successful one."

The Nickles Group was founded in 2005 by former Senate Budget Committee Chairman Don Nickles (R-Okla.), who retired in 2004.

Porter will join the firm as a vice president on Feb. 25.