On behalf of a university client, Lewis-Burke drafted and lobbied for a pilot program to ensure undergraduate and graduate students are fully cleared upon completion of their degree to ensure seamless transition into the classified workforce.

In coordination with university leadership, the congressional delegation, and appropriate committee staff, Lewis-Burke crafted appropriations and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) language to support this effort.

The congressional advocacy is complemented with engagement with the Department of Defense, including the Army Test and Evaluation Command, the STEM Office, and the Basic Research Office.

The process illustrates the comprehensive approach—including coordinated outreach to multiple decision-makers in both the agencies and in Congress—that Lewis-Burke has successfully employed over the course of its time in business.