Anne C. Starke

Research Associate , Federal Public Affairs

Washington, DC

+1 202 857 2933


Annie joined McGuireWoods Consulting in June 2017 as a research associate in the federal public affairs department where she focuses on legislative tracking and assisting clients with tax policy issues. She is currently a law student at The Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America and is expected to graduate in spring 2018. Annie serves as associate editor for the Catholic University Law Review, the Columbus School of Law’s flagship academic journal.  

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Annie worked for the Tax Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means. In that position, she researched and prepared written recommendations for various tax policy issues and supported staff on the 2016 Blueprint on Tax Reform. Annie also helped draft memoranda on tax policy and other legal procedural issues for tax staff.

Additionally, Annie worked for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) as a legislative and PAC Analyst where she advocated on behalf of NBWA in favor of relevant legislation and managed all incoming PAC contributions and outgoing disbursements. She also coordinated NBWA PAC legal compliance.

Annie’s experience also includes serving as an assistant to the National Chairman during Governor Mitt Romney’s bid for the presidential election in 2012. After working in several key primary states, she was positioned in the campaign’s Boston’s headquarters where she helped manage a finance operation for over 500,000 donors and raise more than $950 million for Governor Romney and Representative Paul Ryan.

Annie also worked as a Legislative Aide for the C2 Group (FTI Consulting, Inc.) where she was responsible for drafting monthly client memos on major legislative initiatives and track specific legislative issues. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont where she earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. Annie is a native Washingtonian and currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Annie Starke