Alice Slayton Clark is a senior government relations specialist with extensive experience developing successful legislative strategies and communications campaigns for companies, associations and foreign governments working with the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch.
Alice’s long-standing area of focus is international trade policy. Specifically, as a key member of the lobbying team in two national law firms, Alice has worked on matters encompassing World Trade Organization agreements and issues, free trade agreements, trade with China, duty suspensions, sanctions, the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, textiles trade, child labor issues and trade disputes. She also has handled U.S.-Hong Kong related matters. Alice effectively represents client issues before Congress, officials in federal agencies, business leaders and trade associations, and provides informative reports and analyses on all related policy issues.
Prior to her lobbying work, Alice served four years on Capitol Hill, first in the House of Representatives and then in the Senate, as a legislative aide on foreign affairs.
A leader in the workplace, Alice has served as President and board member of Women in International Trade, on boards of several international women’s groups and as chair of numerous local volunteer activities. She also is an experienced fundraiser working with professional PACs, community groups and schools.
She has lived overseas: five years as a Foreign Service spouse in Frankfurt, Germany and Vienna, Austria; as a summer intern at the University of Peace in Costa Rica; and as an exchange college student in Cordoba, Spain.
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Masters of Arts, International Relations
Oberlin College, BA (Spanish and Government)
Fluent in Spanish
Also speaks basic German