Dee Martin is more dedicated and knowledgeable about our company than any consultant we work with. She is impressively available and motivated to pursue our company’s goals.

The Legal 500 United States, 2022

Chambers USA and Legal 500 US-ranked Dee Martin is co-chair of the firm’s Policy Resolution Group (PRG), the government relations and strategic communications section of Bracewell. Under Dee’s leadership, PRG is a nationally ranked Chambers USA Government Relations practice and has also been recognized by Bloomberg Government as a Top Performing Lobbying/Law Firm.

Dee has more than 20 years of experience providing strategic advice to corporations, non-profit organizations and trade associations. Her work covers the areas of energy, environment, national security and supply chain stability. Dee also works on LGBTQ+ youth suicide prevention, as well as issues related to economic, political and social equality for women. She represents clients before the US Congress, federal agencies, and offices of the White House, developing and implementing policy and media strategies that achieve her client’s goals.

Dee has successfully led clients through legislative, appropriations and oversight campaigns. In addition to her policy work, Dee represents clients involved in agency inquiries and Congressional investigations, including hearings and testimony. Her unique and holistic approach to federal advocacy ensures that messages are coordinated across the three branches of government, as well as in the media, both traditional and digital.

For her work, Dee was honored by Hydrogen Economist on its “Women in Hydrogen 50” list (2024); as a Top Lobbyist by The Hill (2017-2023); as one of the “Top 10 Innovative Legal Practitioners” in the 2023 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America Report; and as a “Top Lobbyist” by the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics (2022-2023). Dee has also been named a “Washington, DC Trailblazer” and “Crisis Leadership Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal (2020-2021); a “Champion of PR” by PRWeek (2017); a “Top 40 Under 40 Lobbyist” by Washingtonian Magazine (2011); a “Female Powerbroker” by Law360 (2014); a “Champion” by the Legal Times (2011); and a “Women Who Means Business Awardee” by the Washington Business Journal (2011).

To provide a platform for women who shape policy and create history, Dee created and currently hosts the Madam Policy podcast, where she interviews high-level federal officials, corporate leaders and advocates. Madam Policy has been recognized as a “Top Ten Podcast Elevating the Voices of Women in Politics,” by The Ascend Fund. Dee has also received national media attention as the co-founder of the award-winning Minute Mentoring, a women’s leadership program.

As an avid women’s rights advocate, Dee focuses her pro bono efforts on supporting women and girls globally, including working with young women escaping persecution by global terrorist organizations. For her work, Dee was honored with the “Unlikely Heroes Legacy Award” (2016) and was recognized by Professional Women in Advocacy as an “Excellence in Advocacy” award finalist (2016). Dee’s community service includes serving as the president of the board of directors of a transitional housing service for women experiencing homelessness and on the board of directors for a national non-profit organization dedicated to social, political, and economic equality for women.