Maggie Clarke serves as an Advisor in the Government Relations and Public Policy practice group. Her practice concentrates on monitoring and lobbying legislative issues on behalf of clients as well as developing political strategies.
Ms. Clarke was a Legislative Assistant at the American Iron and Steel Institute where she helped coordinate the industry's campaign in support of the President's Steel Program under Section 201 of the U.S. Trade Laws. In addition, she also coordinated legislative activity surrounding the industry's broader manufacturing initiatives, with a specific focus on undervalued currencies as well as increased funding for research and development projects.
While attending graduate school, Ms. Clarke worked with the policy team at the Department of Children and Youth Services in Chicago where her duties included researching and analyzing legislation and national activities and best practices surrounding issues related to children and youth.
Ms. Clarke also worked at Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Cape Town, South Africa, where she advocated for children's rights legislation regarding concerns such as HIV/AIDS, child abuse and neglect, and extreme poverty. She also analyzed and reported on South Africa's efforts to comply with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.more » « less