Ana D. Schwab

Director of Governmental Affairs

ana.schwab@bbklaw.com

Tel: (202) 370-5311

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At a Glance

Ana develops and identifies legislative priorities in both Congress and the federal agencies. 

She implements targeted strategies for maximum success of client’s interest.
 
Ana utilizes years of experience and relationships on Capitol Hill to achieve funding and regulation changes primarily in the water and infrastructure areas.

Director of Governmental Affairs Ana D. Schwab tracks legislative priorities throughout the regulatory and legislative processes to build solutions for clients. Additionally, Ana works with clients to build out and execute strategies for accomplishing goals within the federal government.
 
Accomplishments include playing a major role in the passage of land transfer legislation and amendments to a primary water and infrastructure funding mechanism, as well as other pieces of legislation and amendments. Additionally, Ana secured funding for innovative water and wastewater recycling. Ana plays an active role in finding solutions for cross-border water pollution.
 
Prior to joining Best Best & Krieger LLP, Ana served as a legislative coordinator and legislative assistant at two national law firms. Ana served as professional staff for two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including Congressman Paul Gosar.
 
Ana and her husband Oliver are active members of the community and are both avid sailors.
 
*Not admitted to the practice of law.

Education

  • University of Vermont, B.A.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
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Authored Articles & Publications Nov 01, 2017

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By John Freshman and Ana Schwab

Authored Articles & Publications Sep 26, 2017

Congressional Hearing: Water Infrastructure

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Authored Articles & Publications Aug 30, 2017

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Authored Articles & Publications Jul 12, 2017

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Authored Articles & Publications Jul 12, 2017

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