Elizabeth Blair Hancock*

Elizabeth Blair Hancock*

Government Affairs Advisor

T 202.730.7925
F 202.730.7942
D 202.730.7929
Washington 99 M Street SE Suite 725 Washington, D.C. 20003

Ideally positioned government relations strategist delivering positive outcomes for clients. Natural connector and communicator focused on translating complex legislative landscapes into actionable strategies. 

Blair Hancock works with clients to develop highly effective government relations strategies at the state and federal levels. A natural connector and exceptional communicator, she maintains a valuable network of key relationships to support client priorities in Washington. With a focus on transparency and practical problem-solving, Blair engages with key federal government officials and staff for clients across various sectors, including local government, housing, transportation, finance, and trade associations. Her expertise includes budgeting and appropriations, identifying and helping to secure community project funding, and assisting clients with managing and enhancing congressional relationships.

Known for her meticulous attention to detail and ability to decipher complex Washington dynamics for state-level implementation, Blair consistently achieves positive outcomes for a broad spectrum of public and private entities and advocacy groups nationwide. Having served in key positions within the executive branch, Blair developed an understanding of the inner workings of policymaking and the levers of influence that drive them. Committed to realizing client goals, Blair provides insightful strategic planning and policy advice focusing on outcomes and collaborates seamlessly with congressional members and staff to formulate and pursue action items. 

Blair started her career at the Federal Office of the Florida Governor in Washington, D.C., and returned to Florida to serve as a Legislative Fellow for the Florida House of Representatives Economic Affairs Committee. Prior to joining GrayRobinson, Blair worked for the University of Florida Office of Federal Relations. In this role, she collaborated with Congressional members and staff to develop actionable items that positively impacted the University of Florida and the higher education community. Most recently, she worked for the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations in Washington, D.C., where she ensured the accurate presentation of the Department’s views before more than 300 congressional offices. 

* Denotes non-attorney professional