Elizabeth Blair Hancock*


Elizabeth Blair Hancock*

Federal Legislative Consultant

T 202-546-1761
F 202-546-6480
D 202-730-7929
Washington 99 M St. SE Suite 725 Washington, D.C. 20003

Blair is a federal legislative consultant in GrayRobinson’s Washington, D.C., office with experience developing government relations strategies at both the state and federal level. A connector who has built a network of key relationships, Blair ensures transparency and effective problem solving through engagement with key government officials and staff.

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 higher education community. Most recently, she worked for the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Relations in Washington, D.C., where she ensured the accurate presentation of the Department's views before 300+ congressional offices.

* Denotes non-attorney professional 

  • Background

    Blair grew up in St. Petersburg, FL and graduated from the University of Florida where she majored in business administration, management and minored in geography and leadership. She earned her masters of science in public administration and policy from Florida State University. 

  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.S., Business Administration, Management (2015)
      • Minors in Geography and Leadership
    • Florida State University, M.S., Public Administration and Policy (2016)
  • Civic
    • UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Junior Board of Directors, Vice Chairman, 2018
    • James Madison Institute, Leaders Fellow, Class IV, 2017
    • Florida Gubernatorial Fellow, Class XII, 2016
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • Florida House on Capitol Hill, Board of Trustees, Congressional Outreach Director, 2018
  • Presentations & Seminars
    • “Commercial Real Estate Legal Updates," CREW Fort Lauderdale/Boca Raton “Coffee with CREW," May 11, 2021
    • "The American Rescue Plan Explained," Angel Capital Association Webinar, April 7, 2021
    • "The American Rescue Plan Explained," The Payroll Group Webinar, March 25, 2021
    • "The American Rescue Plan Explained," GrayRobinson Webinar, March 18, 2021
    • Association of Public and Land Grant Universities, Council on Government Affairs Conference, July 2019