Chief Operating Officer
Government Relations Consultant
"Over the years, I demonstrated my value to clients by showing results. I can get the job done for clients, whether it's a legislative project or a business solution, because I know how to develop a strategy, implement it and succeed. While I have been recognized many times for my professional achievements, nothing is as satisfying to me as seeing our team produce a winning outcome for each client."
— Robin Shaivitz
B.A. Goucher College cum laude
Robin F. Shaivitz is the Chief Operating Officer of the Government Relations Division
and has been with the firm since 1997. Prior to joining the firm, she was the President of
Robin Shaivitz and Associates, a lobbying firm headquartered in Annapolis. She focuses
on issues pertaining to health care and taxation policy, among many others, while being
involved with most client issues as she now leads and manages the government relations
team for the firm. Robin has consistently ranked among the top earning lobbyists in the
state, and is in the "Circle of Excellence" for achieving the award of "Top 100 Women"
three times by The Daily Record. She serves on the Board of Goucher College and is
active in many other civic and community organizations. She is frequently asked to
speak on the topic of advocacy and lobbying around the state and region.
Robin is a cum laude graduate of Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. She also
attended the University of Tennessee School of Social Work. Robin often lectures on
the subject of lobbying and governmental relations to a variety of national and statewide
organizations, including the American College of Pathology, HCR Manor Care, the Johns
Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the University of Maryland School of
Member, Board of Trustees, Goucher College
Member, Corporate Board of Accelerate Performance, Inc.
Member, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Member, National Association of Business Women
Member, Abilities Network Capital Campaign Committee
Member, Network 2000
Member, Columbia Festival of the Arts
Charter Member, Maryland Government Relations Association
Founding Member, Past Officer, Marylanders for the Right to Choose
Former Advisory Board Member, National Federation for the Blind
Event Chair 2005, Network 2000 Women of Excellence Event
Robin lives in Columbia, Maryland.
Maryland's Top 100 Women Circle of Excellence, The Daily Record
1995 Brandeis Award, Stamford Connecticut, Chapter of Brandeis Women
Guest Faculty, University of Maryland, College Park; School of Public Affairs,
Georgetown University School of Law; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public