Amy Carnevale is a government affairs advisor in the firm’s Boston and Washington, D.C. offices. Her practice focuses on implementing a variety of advocacy strategies to advance client objectives in the fields of healthcare policy, labor and employee benefit issues, federal funding, and economic development. She has also worked extensively on natural resources and energy policy issues. In these efforts, Amy provides both legislative and regulatory advice. She leads policy campaigns that include lobbying, coalition building, and third party advocacy.
Prior to joining the firm, Amy was chief of staff to a Northwest Member of Congress who served on the House Appropriations Committee. She managed all aspects of the office and was the Congressman’s top advisor for all political and policy matters. Prior to becoming chief of staff, Amy served as legislative director and legislative assistant in the same Congressional office. In this capacity, she was responsible for a wide range of issues, including appropriations, natural resources, energy, housing, health care, labor, education, banking, budget, and taxes. Amy also has prior experience at a Washington, DC-based think tank, and worked in the George H.W. Bush Administration at both the White House and the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Amy is an elected member of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee and has served since 2016 on the State Party’s Executive Committee. She was an elected delegate to the 2012, 2016, and 2020 Republican National Conventions and served on the Rules, Platform and Credentials Committee at the national level.
Amy was appointed in 2017 by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to serve on the Governor’s Commission on Intellectual Disability.
- Member, Governor’s Commission on Intellectual Disability
- American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL)
- New England Council
- House Chiefs of Staff Association (organization of former U.S. House chiefs of staff)
- Republicans Associated for Mutual Support (organization of current and former Republican chiefs of staff, agency heads and staff directors)
- 302(b)s (organization of former Professional Appropriations Committee staff)
- “’SWOT for Lobbying’ - Lobbying in the Age of Social Media”, Professional Women in Advocacy and Women in Government Relations, October 9, 2018, Washington, D.C.
- "Presidential Debate Forum,” John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, October 18, 2016, Boston, MA.
- "Presidential Debate on Health Care Issues,” Columbia University Medical Center, September 26, 2016, New York, NY.
- "Getting to Know You: How to Network with Your Federal Officials," International Economic Development Council 2006 Economic Development Summit, March 20, 2006, Washington, D.C.
- "Networking with Your Federal Officials," International Economic Development Council 2005 Economic Development Summit, March 14, 2005, Washington, D.C.
- Quoted, “Amy Carnevale was elected to clean up the Mass. GOP. She’s got her work cut out for her,” The Boston Globe, 24 May 2023
- Mentioned, “Can Amy Carnevale save the Mass. GOP?,” WGBH, 1 February 2023
- Mentioned, “Marblehead’s Amy Carnevale elected new state GOP chair,” Marblehead Current, 1 February 2023
- Mentioned, “Mass. GOP Chair Ousted After Three Years,” WBZ NewsRadio, 1 February 2023
- Mentioned, “MassGOP picks Carnevale to steer party’s future as chair,” Cape Cod Times, Fall River Reporter, Sentinel and Enterprise, and The Lowell Sun, 1 February 2023
- Mentioned, “Marblehead's Amy Carnevale Elected MA Republican State Chair,” Patch, 1 February 2023
- Mentioned, “Mass. Republican Party elects new leader, rejecting chairman Jim Lyons's bid for third term,” Boston Globe, 31 January 2023
- Mentioned, “Jim Lyons ousted as MassGOP chairman, replaced by lobbyist Amy Carnevale,” NewsBreak, JNews, and Heromag.net, 31 January 2023
- Mentioned, “The MassGOP has a new leader. Now what?,” WBUR, 27 January 2023
- Quoted, “Race heating up for Mass. GOP chair,” CommonWealth Magazine, 1 December 2022
- Mentioned, “Brian Mast Helps Get Bill Honoring Americans Killed in Benghazi Signed Into Law,” Florida Daily, 28 December 2022