Beth provides comprehensive advocacy and governments relations services to clients before the City of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Beth has bipartisan relationships and experience navigating complex political issues for a wide range of clients and was previously a Harrisburg lobbyist for the City of Philadelphia on major issues including school funding, bond financing, child welfare protection and reporting, tax delinquency and collections, assessor certification, and E911 funding.
Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Beth was the vice president of a government relations group based out of Philadelphia, where she provided lobbying services to every client in the firm’s portfolio. Her clients’ interests were varied and ranged from association groups, corporations, educational institutions, and nonprofit cultural organizations. She performed all appropriate duties before the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia including planning and directing legislative strategy, coordinating client/firm communications, and new client development and acquisition. Beth has accomplished numerous successes in securing passage of state and city policy-focused legislation, appropriations of state and local capital and operating funds, Commonwealth Financing Authority funding, mass transit funding, and state economic development grants including RCAP grants on behalf of clients.
Beth served as a legislative associate performing a dual role of lobbyist and research analyst in the representation of more than 60 clients’ interests before the Pennsylvania General Assembly and Philadelphia City Council. During Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s tenure, she served on the lead Harrisburg lobbying team for the City of Philadelphia.
Beth earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and English communications, cum laude, from Lebanon Valley College. While in school, Beth was a press office intern for Pennsylvania Attorney General D. Michael Fisher.