Posted on February 13, 2003
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander today announced veteran Knoxville attorney, Bridget Bailey Lipscomb has joined his staff as legislative counsel. "Bridget has more than eight years of experience in practicing law, and I am confident that her knowledge and experience will serve the state of Tennessee and our country well as a leading member of our legislative team." Alexander said. Lipscomb will research and advise Alexander on the effects of potential legislation in the areas of commerce, telecommunications, consumer, government and judiciary affairs as well as homeland security rules and ethics and civil rights. "It is an honor and a privilege to have an opportunity to work with Sen. Alexander," Lipscomb said. "I am optimistic that my experience as a trial lawyer will enhance my abilities to effectively serve Tennesseans and all Americans." A Chicago native, Lipscomb earned degrees in history and public administration from Grambling State University in Grambling, La. And her law degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Law in Knoxville. Lipscomb has past private sector experience as a partner of the Knoxville law firm Lewis, King, Krieg â??â?? Waldrop, P.C. Lipcomb's prior public sector experience include employment as a computer programmer/analyst for the Army Materiels Command and the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board. She and her husband, Lawrence, live in the Washington, D.C. area.