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Lindsay Austin leads the federal affairs practice and represents her clients’ interests with Congress, federal agencies, the presidential administration and the government affairs community. Lindsay’s in-depth knowledge enables her to excel at navigating the complexities of Washington for clients.

The Biden administration and Democratic majorities in both the Senate and House could implement significant changes to federal tobacco and cannabis policy over the next two years. For tobacco, the change in party control of the White House and Senate will likely revive the debate around electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) products. For cannabis, the policy may shift toward outright reform (such as federal decriminalization or legalization), federal taxation, or the enactment of legislation beneficial to the cannabis industry.
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