Melissa Gizzi

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Melissa Gizzi

Director of State Government Affairs

Pennsylvania

Melissa Gizzi oversees the Government Relations division of the firm. Melissa assists clients in navigating the complexities of the legislative and regulatory processes and developing and executing strategic plans. She is recognized not only for her ability to identify and open the “right” doors for clients, but also for developing an in-depth knowledge of the client’s issues.

With more than 25 years of experience, Melissa’s vast experience includes working as the Executive Director of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, a Legislative Assistant to State Senator Jim Greenwood (former US Congressman and current President and CEO of National Bio), and staff assistant to former Lieutenant Governor Bill Scranton. During her time in the Senate, she was involved in the development of legislation addressing such complex issues as medical malpractice insurance, mental health parity, and health insurance reform. More recently, she is recognized for her successful efforts to improve patient access to pharmaceutical treatments.

Ms. Gizzi is an active volunteer and fund raiser for Brittany’s Hope Foundation, which provides shelter, clean water, food and services to orphans and abandoned children worldwide.