Director North America
Lisa Hurst primarily represents clients in the multi-state division of the firm. She regularly consults with members of state legislatures, legislative staff, state agency officials, and a variety of interest groups throughout the country. She actively represents clients in matters relating to legislative appropriations and authorizations, as well as state agency budgets and regulations. In addition to her governmental affairs activities, Lisa has become well known for her ability to organize and administer significant government research projects. In 2003 Lisa was the project manager when the firm received a Department of Justice grant to study forensic DNA backlogs and has subsequently been selected to run other government research projects.
Working in governmental affairs since 1995, Lisa has experience working on Capitol Hill for a member of Congress and as an Associate with a large Washington, D.C. lobbying firm. Her federal background and experience working with state legislative and regulatory bodies, gives her a unique perspective in working with a wide variety of client interests. A native of Kentucky, Lisa received her undergraduate degree from Miami University of Ohio. She currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband, daughter, and son.