Alex PinsonPolicy Advisor
Alex Pinson represents clients on a variety of life sciences and appropriations matters before Congress and federal agencies. He thrives on opportunities to help clients craft and execute impactful advocacy strategies that position them for success.
From 2019 to 2021, Alex helped lead congressional relations at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), ultimately as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations. There, he managed departmental engagement with 84 bipartisan, bicameral congressional Appropriators and helped to secure over $330 billion in emergency support for HHS COVID response efforts. He also advised HHS leadership on congressional engagement strategy for numerous landmark initiatives.
Previously, Alex served as a senior aide to former House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), where he focused on a broad range of funding and policy matters, including health, foreign affairs, agriculture, science, space, economic development, homeland security, and law enforcement.
- JD, Charleston School of Law
- B.A., Political Science, Furman University
Memberships And Affiliations
- National Institute for Lobbying and Ethics
- Public Affairs Council
- Mentor, Furman University Alumni Connections Program
My latest insights
CMS details its Medicare benefit redesign: Top points for biopharmaceutical companies
30 November 2023 .6 minute read
Obesity coverage and Medicare: Q&A with George Hampton of Currax Pharmaceuticals
18 September 2023 .4 minute read