Catie Lane Bailey has earned a reputation as one of the best young government relations attorneys in Tennessee. A registered lobbyist, Catie represents and advises clients on legislative and public policy matters before the Tennessee General Assembly, local governments, and various state and local agencies. A hardworking and driven advocate for clients, Catie began her public policy career as a Congressional intern for Senator Lamar Alexander while she was still an undergraduate. Catie understands the legislative process from start to finish and has effective working relationships throughout the Tennessee statehouse and the executive branches of state and local government.
Catie takes pride in being part of the history that is made in Tennessee, and today she is the go-to lobbyist for the multi-family housing industry in Tennessee, representing owners and developers throughout the state. She is also known for her extensive experience related to education and education policy. Catie monitors and tracks proposed state legislation and regulations of interest to Waller government relations clients, and she reviews proposed amendments to identified bills that could impact clients. Her successful track record of promoting, opposing or amending specific legislation and administrative rulemaking proceedings for clients is built on long-standing bipartisan relationships with lawmakers and their staffs on both sides of the political aisle.