Alyson H. Lewis
Alyson H. Lewis is a founding member of Madison Associates, LLC, a government relations firm in the Nation's Capital. She is an equity partner in the firm and serves as the firm's legislative director.
Alyson has over 12 years experience in developing and implementing legislative strategies to help accomplish client goals in Washington. She spends a significant portion of her time interfacing directly with Congressional offices in the presentation of client interests. She has become an expert in translating client interests into achievable legislative and administrative goals as well as designing and implementing the strategies necessary to accomplish those goals. Alyson interfaces directly with clients and supports them in making direct presentations to Congressional and administrative decision-makers. She has developed a unique expertise in assisting and advising clients to achieve their goals through the Appropriations Committee and has developed a substantive knowledge of health programs and policy, the agencies and programs that focus on science funding, and legislation and policy of interest to the publishing industry.
Prior to founding Madison Associates, L.L.C., Alyson was a legislative director at Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville, PC, a law firm with a focus on health and education policy. In this position she helped developed and grow a significant client base. While at the firm, she also had responsibility for writing and editing a weekly health care newsletter and managing the firm's political action committee.
Alyson is a 1997 magna cum laude graduate with honors from Florida State University where she studied International Relations and History and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She spent the school year of 1994-1995 studying abroad at Richmond College in London, England. She has served in leadership positions in the Junior League of Washington and the Florida State Society.