Ilisa Halpern Paul
Ilisa Halpern Paul is the lovely wife of Scott Paul –the president of Alliance for American Manufacturing who joined four other execs in resigning from President Trump’s manufacturing council.
According to the AAM website, Scott Paul previously served as a staff member on Capitol Hill at different times from 1989 to 2001.
Aside from Alliance for American Manufacturing, he serves on the Board of Directors of the National Skills Coalition and the Board of Visitors of the Political Science Department at the Penn State.
The Indiana native holds a B.A. from Penn State and a M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
He met his wife Ilisa Halpern while attending Georgetown. Meet her in her top 7 facts below.
1 She works for a prominent law firm
The California native works at the District Policy Group –a boutique lobbying practice within Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP—a prominent law firm, with a 160-year history and nearly 650 lawyers and other professionals across 11 offices nationwide.
2. She has a top job
Ilisa Halpern Paul is the District Policy Group President of Drinker Biddle & Reath –a position she’s held since 2014. She previously served as the managing government relations director.
3. She was named one of the top federal lobbyists by The Hill in 2016
Ilisa Halpern has over 20-years of experience in government relations, advocacy, public policy, and consulting for public, private, and non-profit entities.
4. Ilisa Halpern went to Georgetown like her husband
She earned a bachelor’s degree in English at UCLA and a master’s of public policy degree from Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute.
5. She worked for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
She began her Washington D.C. career on the legislative staff for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). She then served as Director of Federal Government Relations for the American Cancer Society and as Director of Federal Affairs with the American Public Health Association.
6. Ilisa Halpern Paul is also a speaker
Ilisa is a sought-after speaker, panelist, meeting facilitator and advocacy trainer. She has given more than 125 speeches and keynote addresses at national conferences for trade associations, professional societies, and advocacy organizations.
7. She is the mom of twin boys
Ilisa Halpern and Scott Paul are the proud parents of twin boys, Jonah and Micah.
Found Ilisa Halpern Paul on Twitter here.