Chad Lawler – Executive Director
Chad Lawler is an experienced and accomplished legal and government affairs professional who assists clients on local, county, state and federal issues.
Prior to joining our team, Mr. Lawler worked as a contract lobbyist and practicing attorney. As a contract Lobbyist he advocated on behalf of his clients before the Wisconsin State Legislature, state agencies and the executive office. Further, he assisted clients in advocacy, strategic planning and issue management. Mr. Lawler is an experienced business leader and counselor who understands the needs of businesses and associations in Wisconsin. Mr. Lawler is experienced in event planning, fund raising, association administration, contract negotiations, and political, legislative and administrative research and analysis.
As an attorney, he worked across a variety of fields of the law, including assisting builders in contractual agreements and zoning disputes. Prior to his legal practice, Mr. Lawler worked for several years as a Manager for a Global Fortune 500 Company, where he was responsible for sales, management, and growth of five corporate offices and supervision of over twenty associates.
He resides in Madison with his wife, Kelly; son, Reid; and daughter, Avery. His interests include politics, traveling, camping, and local sports teams (Badgers, Packers and Brewers).