Alice Gomez joined Cornerstone Government Affairs in 2007. She provides government relations services on issues related to international trade, agricultural commodities, food labeling and nutrition, among other issues. Her client portfolio includes producer organizations, food manufacturers, food distributors, trade associations and international organizations.Alice successfully represented a grower organization in negotiations to form an export trading company to implement provisions of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. She continues to work with domestic and international counterparts to this agreement as the complex process unfolds.
Clients rely on Alice to monitor proposed legislative and regulatory changes to current U.S. law. She advises clients on legislative proposals in the U.S. Congress and regulatory action from the Executive Branch affecting immigration policy, agricultural production and trade, food labeling, and many other issues. In addition, Alice regularly writes policy-focused articles for publication in widely circulated client newsletters.
Alice has also assisted in the establishment and reporting of clients’ Political Action Committees in compliance with Federal Election Commission regulations.
Prior to joining Cornerstone, Alice worked overseas while studying political science. Like many Cornerstone professionals, Alice served as an intern in the U.S. House of Representatives and volunteered for election campaigns. In addition, she volunteered with the Peace Corps.
Alice currently studies law at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, where she serves as Associate Editor for the Law Review. She also co-chairs the Human Rights Committee for Young Professionals at the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area.
Alice earned a Bachelor of Arts in French and Western European Politics from the University of Michigan. She is a native English speaker fluent in French and Spanish.