M. Bridget Walsh
Bridget Walsh leads Pfizer’s Federal Government Relations team which includes both Congressional government relations as well as Executive Branch advocates.
Bridget joined Pfizer in 2010 after 10 years on Capitol Hill. She served as Acting Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Deputy Legislative Director and Counsel for Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL).
In those positions, she worked with senior Leadership aides and administration officials, conducted fundraising activities and spearheaded passage of legislation on Sen. Nelson’s and Sen. Tester’s signature legislative issues. Throughout her tenure on the Hill, she also worked on federal campaigns: Sen. John Kerry’s Florida legal team in the 2004 Presidential race, Sen. Tim Johnson’s 2002 field team, and Senator Bill Nelson’s 2000 travel and advance team.
Prior to her work on Capitol Hill, she was a senior litigation attorney in Chicago. Bridget is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. and the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law with a J.D. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois.
Bridget also serves on the National Women’s Law Center’s Leadership Advisory Committee.