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Matthew Hallisey Government Affairs







                        
Matthew P. Hallisey, Esq.
Managing Principal
Matthew Hallisey Government Affairs, LLC
221 Main Street, Suite 500
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 978-7346 l phone
(860) 524-8509 l fax
www.mhga.net l website



Matthew P. Hallisey is the founder and principal of Matthew Hallisey Government Affairs, LLC.

Mr. Hallisey represents companies and organizations before the Connecticut General Assembly and executive branch agencies. He serves as executive director of several industry trade associations.

Mr. Hallisey served as director of government relations and legislative counsel for Connecticut Construction Industries Association in Wethersfield, Connecticut, where he represented the commercial construction industry before state lawmakers and executive branch agencies. He monitored legislation affecting CCIA divisions, members and state contractors, and lobbied positions before the General Assembly, state agencies and public officials. He served as executive director of Connecticut Environmental and Utilities Contractors Association.

Prior to CCIA, Mr. Hallisey represented the Connecticut Bar Association as its director of government relations and legislative counsel for eight years.

Mr. Hallisey served as a legislative attorney in the Legislative Commissioners' Office for two committees of the Connecticut General Assembly.

He is a member of the Hartford County Bar Association board of directors and chairman of its CLE Committee and co-chairman of its Legal-Medical Committee. Mr. Hallisey is a member and past president of the Association of Connecticut Lobbyists. He is a registered lobbyist with the Office of State Ethics. Mr. Hallisey is a member of the National Council on Compensation Insurance Workers’ Compensation Classification and Ratings Appeals Board.

Mr. Hallisey served as a member of the CBA House of Delegates, representing the 12th district, and as a member of the executive committee of the CBA Construction Law Section. He served as chairman of the National Association of Bar Executives Government Relations Section. Mr. Hallisey also served on the editorial board of the Connecticut Law Tribune.


EDUCATION
J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center-University of New Hampshire, 1994

B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1986

BAR ADMISSIONS
Connecticut

COURT ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Silvester & Kappes, Hartford, Conn.
Associate




RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Oct. 3, 2017