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Lisa K. Layman



University of California, Berkeley, MPP, MPH, Public Policy/Health Concurrent Program, 1992

Macalester College, BA, 1988


Lisa K. Layman is a principal in the Government Relations and Public Policy Department of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC.

Ms. Layman has 25 years of experience in political and legislative affairs and a comprehensive knowledge of health policy issues. She represents clients in health care matters before Congress and the Executive Branch on legislative, regulatory and administrative issues. She also provides strategic advice and counsel to clients on broad public policy and program goals as well as specific client business needs.

Prior to going into private government relations practice, Ms. Layman served as a member of the U.S. Senate Legislative Staff for 11 years. She was a senior policy advisor to U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and earlier in her Senate career advised Senators Bob Graham, Richard Bryan and John Chafee on health care matters. 

During that time, she was involved in drafting, analyzing and negotiating legislation involving Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, managed care, health information technology and private health insurance.  

She also worked on health care issues for the Congressional Budget Office, preparing baseline and legislative cost estimates.

Following her tenure with the US Senate, Ms. Layman held the position of Vice President for Government Affairs at the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (now known as the Association for Accessible Medicines). In that position, she worked closely with generic pharmaceutical executives to develop and execute public policy and lobbying strategies. 

For nine years prior to joining Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, Ms. Layman was a principal in the Government Law & Strategies practice of Brown Rudnick, where she represented the interests of health care clients before Congress and regulatory agencies.

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