Catie Lane Bailey

Catie Lane Bailey

Policy Advisor/ Attorney


  • Government Relations

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Tennessee, U.S.A.

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Catie Lane Bailey has earned a reputation as one of the best young government relations attorneys in Tennessee. A registered lobbyist, Catie represents and advises clients on legislative and public policy matters before the Tennessee General Assembly, local governments, and various state and local agencies. A hardworking and driven advocate for clients, Catie began her public policy career as a Congressional intern for Senator Lamar Alexander while she was still an undergraduate. Catie understands the legislative process from start to finish and has effective working relationships throughout the Tennessee statehouse and the executive branches of state and local government.

Catie takes pride in being part of the history that is made in Tennessee, and today she is the go-to lobbyist for the multi-family housing industry in Tennessee, representing owners and developers throughout the state. She is also known for her extensive experience related to education and education policy. Catie monitors and tracks proposed state legislation and regulations of interest to Waller government relations clients, and she reviews proposed amendments to identified bills that could impact clients. Her successful track record of promoting, opposing or amending specific legislation and administrative rulemaking proceedings for clients is built on long-standing bipartisan relationships with lawmakers and their staffs on both sides of the political aisle.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Nashville School of Law, 2012
B.A., summa cum laude, Western Kentucky University, Political Science and Communication Studies, 2007
Areas of Practice

Government Relations

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
Member, Lawyers' Association for Women - Marion Griffin Chapter
Member, Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys
Member, Tennessee Lobbyists Association

Professional Activities and Experience

Senior Policy Advisor and Attorney, Miller & Martin PLLC, Nashville, Tenn., 2014-2016
Director of Government Affairs, Tennessee Apartment Association, Nashville, Tenn., 2012-2014
Legislative Liaison, Tennessee Department of Revenue, Nashville, Tenn., 2012
House Education Committee Research Analyst, Tennessee General Assembly, Nashville, Tenn., 2011-2012
Legislative Assistant to Tennessee Representative Richard Montgomery, Nashville, Tenn., 2008-2012
Legislative Intern, Tennessee State Senate, Nashville, Tenn., 2008
Congressional Intern, Senator Lamar Alexander, Washington, D.C., 2007
Campaign Manager, Commissioner Brian 'Slim' Nash, City Commission, Bowling Green, Ky., 2006
Alumna, National Education Association Women’s Leadership Conference