Full Name
Ilisa Paul
President, District Policy Group
Faegre Drinker
Speaker Bio
Ilisa Halpern Paul is President of the District Policy Group, a bipartisan public policy and government relations practice at international law firm Faegre Drinker. Ilisa has nearly 30 years of experience and success in influencing the outcomes of federal health policy, with a focus on legislative and regulatory issues, including health care financing and delivery system reform, the Medicare and Medicaid programs, public health, federal budget and appropriations, the Affordable Care Act, and other health care funding, coverage and payment matters. Her work has earned her recognition as one of The Hill's Top Lobbyists 2015-2019. Prior to becoming a consultant in 2001, Ilisa served as director of federal government relations for the American Cancer Society and as director of federal affairs with the American Public Health Association. She began her public policy career in Washington, D.C. working on the legislative staff for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).Ilisa holds a B.A.degree in English from UCLA and a master of public policy degree from Georgetown University. Ilisa lives with her husband, Scott, and their twin boys in Maryland, where their active lives include weekend hikes and regular walks with their dog, Coco.
Ilisa Paul