Kristina Howard is a policy adviser in Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General (AG) Practice Group. In this role, she draws upon her state government and policy experience to identify risks and opportunities for clients in state legislatures and with AGs. Kristina has managed legislative campaigns in all 50 states and D.C. and maintains a vast network of relationships with influencers across the county.
Kristina developed Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General Election Tracker to help clients and others stay updated on the fast-moving State AG political landscape. She is an invaluable resource and wealth of knowledge with respect to State AG elections. Kristina has authored many articles providing insights and analysis on key AG races. The tracker has been profiled in the National Law Journal, Chicago Law Bulletin, and Associated Press.
Kristina also assists Cozen O'Connor’s AG team identify strategic business development opportunities in emerging and disruptive industries that interface with consumers and may be predisposed to legal and regulatory risks.
Before joining Cozen O'Connor, Kristina was a legislative strategist at another law firm where she managed multistate legislative campaigns for the leading companies in the satellite broadcasting and fantasy sports industries. Previously, Kristina oversaw grassroots advocacy at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).
Kristina graduated first in her class at Northeastern University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and with highest honors from American University’s School of Public Affairs where she earned her master’s degree in political science.
Kristina serves on Sibley Foundation’s Young Professionals board of directors and is an active member of the D.C. GOP Advisory Council. She also is a member of the Capitol Hill Club.
In her spare time, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband and English bulldog, Henry. She also is an avid long-distance runner and swimmer.