Thomas G. Lawler


With more than 13 years of policy and advocacy experience, trade associations, elected officials and Fortune 500 companies have trusted Tom Lawler to represent their interests.

During his tenure in the Senate, Tom served as chief policy advisor on energy and environmental issues for Senator Thomas R. Carper (D-DE) and managed the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety for the Environment and Public Works Committee.  In 2008, Tom was named Director of Public Policy for Natsource, a leading provider of asset management, origination, and advisory services in both global renewable energy markets and carbon emissions trading.  He was most recently Principal at The Accord Group, a respected lobbying firm specializing in energy and environment advocacy on behalf of its diverse clientele.

Prior to his service in the Senate, Tom served the nation’s governors as an environment and transportation policy analyst for the National Governors Association, crafting policies that created common ground among the country’s governors. This results-oriented approached, convinced then- Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) to make Tom his Deputy Director of State-Federal Relations, representing the Commonwealth’s interests before Congress including working closely with the Massachusetts’ Congressional Delegation on the completion of the Big Dig and the state’s other transportation, environmental and agricultural priorities.

Today, Tom works with corporations, foundations and advocacy groups to craft creative, effective initiatives that meet their federal policy goals.