Kaetlyn Cordingley utilizes her extensive knowledge of education policy at both the state and federal levels to advise and advocate on behalf of Lewis-Burke clients. Ms. Cordingley joined the firm after working on education issues on Capitol Hill in the offices of Montana Senators Jon Tester and John E. Walsh. She also brings a wealth of state education policy knowledge from her experience working for Montana’s state Education Agency.
As a legislative assistant for Senator Walsh, she was responsible for advancing legislation included in the Higher Education Reauthorization draft. In this role she gained vast expertise on the critical issues of higher education quality, access and affordability. In addition to her work on education policy, she also served as the senior advisor on women’s and children’s health, banking, housing, consumer protection and business engagement.
Katie received her bachelors degree from the University of Washington in Journalism and Political Communications. She holds a masters degree from Harvard University in education policy and management.