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Issue Areas

  • AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Appropriations
  • Broadband
  • Cybersecurity
  • Defense
  • Infrastructure
  • Privacy
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications


  • Senior Director, Government Affairs, USTelecom – The Broadband Association
  • Legislative Aide, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH)

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Hawley Stanton

Vice President

Hawley Stanton is a Vice President at Cassidy & Associates, with over ten years of public and private sector experience working with Congress and the Administration. She has in-depth knowledge and experience involving Capitol Hill, specifically within the House Energy and Commerce Committee, due to her time in Congressman Bob Latta’s office and in the telecommunications industry. Hawley provides key insights into a diverse set of issues including telecommunications, technology, broadband deployment and grants, AI, privacy, cybersecurity, appropriations, NDAA, and infrastructure.

She joined Cassidy after six years as a Senior Director of Government Affairs at USTelecom – The Broadband Association, where she specialized in advancing modern broadband policies and helping close the digital divide. She worked on behalf of the member companies that made up USTelecom to strategize on and ensure business-friendly bipartisan legislation. Her expertise includes government relationships, lobbying, policy analysis, and coalition building. Legislation she worked on with Congress includes the Traced Act, Broadband Data Act, priorities within the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the National Defense Authorization Act.

Prior to her time at USTelecom, Hawley served at the office of Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), who serves as chair of the House Energy & Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology; as well as a co-chair of the Rural Broadband Caucus. She worked alongside Congressman Latta to further his priorities in boosting our economy, advancing innovation, and deploying broadband. During her time working in Congress, she honed the skills necessary to reach across the aisle to craft and push legislation through Congress, like her work on the INFO Act.

A native of South Orange County, California, Hawley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science & Sociology from California State University, Fullerton.