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 was also named one of the District’s most influential Republicans under 35.  Joanne Florino joins Urban Swirski as a Senior Advisor with more than 40 years of experience in the nonprofit sector as an executive at several private foundations and serving on nonprofit boards.

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). Emily Joy served on the Senate Banking Committee and with Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). 

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



Senior Government Relations Associate




Junior Government Relations Associate


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Ali Davidson

Junior Government Relations Associate



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