Our Team

Urban Swirski was founded by veteran lobbyists Anne Urban and Sandra Swirski, whose working relationship has spanned almost 20 years.  Anne Urban, a Democrat, previously served as a senior advisor on financial services, tax and the economy to active policy makers within the Senate and House.  In addition, Ms. Urban ran two congressional campaigns for House Democrats.  Republican Sandra Swirski worked as Tax Counsel for Senate Finance Committee members and was an executive at a Fortune 10 company. A leading Washington publication has included both Ms. Urban and Ms. Swirski on its list of top 10 tax lobbyists. Partner Michael McHugh has worked on a range of issues, including many before the powerful Senate Finance and Energy Committees, while serving in the office of a well-respected Republican Senator.  He has been a guest commentator on FOX Business and FOX 5 DC, and served as Chief of Staff: Tax Policy on the Presidential Transition. Senior Advisor Andrea Bottner is an expert in women's issues, having served at the U.S. Department of State as the Director of the Office of International Women's Issues and at the U.S. Department of Justice as the Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women. 

Our skilled staff of former congressional aides adds to our reach.  Sara Barba served with Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO).  Ali Davidson served with Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL).  Nicholas Fimek served with Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL). 

Our reputation is built on integrity, loyalty and personal commitment.  We stand ready to help you achieve your goals in Washington.


Nicholas FImek

Trade and Financial Services Analyst



Urban Swirski & Associates

The Homer Building

601 13th Street NW, Suite 950 South
Washington, D.C. 20005

Phone: (202) 469-3160
Email: info@urbanswirski.com