Laura L. Lenhart*

Laura L. Lenhart*

Laura L. Lenhart*

Government Consultant

T 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
D 813-273-5062
Tampa 401 East Jackson Street Suite 2700 Tampa, Florida 33602

Laura, a government consultant in GrayRobinson’s Tampa law firm office, boasts over a decade of experience in multifaceted political and legislative environments. She has comprehensive knowledge and experience in Florida legislative procedures and possesses a strong background in advocating legislative issues at the State level, tracking legislation, and researching and interpreting rules and regulations.

Laura previously served as a Government & Regulatory Affairs Manager for a communications company where she gained experience developing and executing an annual legislative agenda, effectively communicating legislative and regulatory opportunities and threats internally, and managing the efforts of the external lobbying team.

* Denotes non-attorney professional  

  • Background

    In 2009, Laura graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. Subsequently, she earned her master’s degree in political science with a concentration in applied American politics and policy from Florida State University. After completing her master’s degree, Laura continued on to become the government relations contractor for the Moffitt Cancer Center and liaison for Florida's Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council (CCRAB). In 2012 she worked for the Florida Chamber of Commerce, tracking legislation throughout the committee process, lobbying members and staff on issues of priority to the Florida Chamber, and disseminating and communicating information to the organizations external lobby core. She continued her work at the Moffitt Cancer Center in 2014 when she became the public affairs strategist, immersing herself in all levels of Moffitt's Government Relations Departmental efforts, which included local, state, and federal coordination. Prior to joining GrayRobinson, she was the government and regulatory affairs manager at a large corporation, responsible for developing and successfully executing their annual legislative agenda.

  • Education
    • Florida State University, B.S., Political Science (2009)
    • Florida State University, M.S., Political Science (2010)
      • Concentration in Applied American Politics and Policy
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • Emerge Tampa Young Professional Network
      • Member, 2014-2019
  • Civic
    • The Junior League of Tampa
      • Public Affairs Committee Member, 2020 - 2021
      • Leadership Council, Advocacy Advisory Committee, 2019-2020
      • Public Affairs Committee, Chair, 2019-2020
      • State Public Affairs Committee, Coordinator, 2018-2019
      • Provisional Member, 2017-2018
    • Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc.
      • Board Member, 2017-Present
    • City of Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor's Mayor's University Program, Class of 2019
    • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Tampa, Class of 2019
    • Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
      • Camp CEO Advisor, 2017-2019