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Laurie B. Purpuro

Government Affairs Advisor
+1.202.778.9206
Fax +1.202.778.9100

Ms. Purpuro is a government affairs advisor in the firm’s Public Policy and Law group. She focuses on energy policy.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Purpuro served as senior policy advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. She has more than 10 years experience on Capitol Hill working for Senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI) as Deputy Chief of Staff, and for Congressman Jim Saxton (R-NJ) and Congressman Bob Davis (R-MI) as Legislative Director.  Ms. Purpuro has advised members of Congress on issues including the environment, energy, tax, interior, agriculture, and appropriations. 

In addition to her Capitol Hill experience, Ms. Purpuro served as Director of Government Relations for the American Forest and Paper Association, where she lobbied Congress on environmental and transportation issues.