Areas of Practice
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1999

Lisa Mortier

Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 3901
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Lisa Mortier is a director in Steptoe's Government Affairs & Public Policy Group in the firm's Washington office.

Ms. Mortier is a Capitol Hill veteran who provides advice on a range of issues from legislative strategy to policy analysis to fundraising.  She combines an extensive understanding of a range of policy matters with a unique knowledge in the sometimes arcane Rules of the United States House of Representatives.

Prior to working at the firm, Ms. Mortier was President of LWM Strategies, where she devised and implemented government affairs strategies, advocated on behalf of clients before the House and Senate Commerce and Homeland Security Committees and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, drafted and edited policy documents, assisted in event planning and lobbying activities, and coordinated fundraising activities.

From 2002 to 2005, Ms. Mortier served concurrently as Policy Director for US Representative Sue Myrick and as Rules Committee Associate for the US House of Representatives.  During this time, she advised the Representative on amendments and resolutions, including the annual appropriations bills, the Working Families Tax Relief Act, comprehensive energy legislation, and the Small Business Health Fairness Act.  She managed House Resolutions governing the consideration of legislation on the House floor, including the Department of Defense Authorization and Appropriations bills.  Ms. Mortier also negotiated the inclusion of a demonstration program for oral cancer replacement drugs in the Medicare Modernization Act.  She worked closely with the House Republican Study Committee while Representative Myrick served as Chairman, serving as liaison to ensure that the Representative’s policy goals were reflected in the committee’s agenda and were communicated to the House Republican Leadership.

Ms. Mortier also has served on the staff of US Representative Richard H. Baker, where she was involved in such issues as health care, telecommunications, welfare, education, Social Security, and veterans affairs.