Sarah Patterson is a government relations manager in Williams Mullen’s Government Relations Practice. Sarah provides advocacy, lobbying and government relations services for companies and organizations before North Carolina’s General Assembly and state executive agencies. She helps clients navigate issues within both the legislative and executive branches of government in North Carolina to help clients achieve their goals. She also assists with legislative and policy research, client communications, legislative staff communications, bill tracking, legislative and regulatory committee monitoring, and lobbyist and principal compliance.

Sarah Patterson is a government relations manager in Williams Mullen’s Government Relations Practice. Sarah provides advocacy, lobbying and government relations services for companies and organizations before North Carolina’s General Assembly and state executive agencies. She helps clients navigate issues within both the legislative and executive branches of government in North Carolina to help clients achieve their goals.

She also assists with legislative and policy research, client communications, legislative staff communications, bill tracking, legislative and regulatory committee monitoring, and lobbyist and principal compliance.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Sarah was a registered lobbyist for South Carolina REALTORS® in Columbia, S.C., where she directed lobbying activities, primarily focused on real estate issues, on behalf of the South Carolina Association of REALTORS® before the South Carolina General Assembly, state agencies and business coalitions.

She has also worked as a legislative and political affairs assistant at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) in Arlington, Va., where she managed communication between FMI members and FMI’s government relations department on key issues impacting the supermarket industry and business community, including those relating to health care, tax reform, interchange and food safety.

Sarah earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wofford College. While in college, she interned in the Office of Senator Lindsey Graham in Washington D.C.