Liam P. Donovan


Liam Donovan develops effective advocacy and communications strategies for clients on tax, infrastructure, energy and other public policy issues, and helps guide these clients through the federal legislative and regulatory process.

Liam joined Bracewell from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), where he served as ABC’s lead on tax, energy and fiscal legislative issues for more than six years, representing the construction industry before the House, Senate, White House and federal agencies, while providing strategic guidance on the association’s political activities. He also frequently served as a spokesperson for the association, appearing on numerous television and radio programs for policy and political analysis. Prior to ABC, Liam worked for the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), ultimately serving as a regional finance director under Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX). In that role, he worked with Republican incumbents, challengers and campaigns across 20 states, raising millions of dollars in support of GOP Senate candidates.

Liam is a frequent commentator and writer on national politics.  He has been published in National Review, POLITICO Magazine and the New York Post, and he has appeared as a political analyst on MSNBC and Fox News Channel.

B.A., Georgetown University, 2004

Known For: Leveraging a decade spent at the nexus of policy and politics into keen analysis and legislative strategy.

Interesting Career Note: A frequent commentator and writer on national politics, Liam’s work appears regularly in National Review, POLITICO Magazine, and other outlets, and he has appeared as a political analyst on MSNBC and Fox News Channel. You can follow his musings at @lpdonovan.

Fast Fact: Liam pitched for the winning side in the German Little League championship game in the mid-90s. A broken arm kept him from playing in the European finals, and the cast unfortunately did not imbue him with special powers a la Rookie of the Year.

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