With over two decades of lobbying experience in Montpelier, Clare helps clients navigate Vermont’s current political landscape grounded in a historical perspective of the issues and people. Clare has had many legislative and regulatory successes in a wide range of public policy areas including civil rights, health care, education and transportation. With a firm grasp of Vermont’s budget and tax processes, Clare helped secure appropriations for early education, higher education and Medicaid- funded health care services, and obtained favorable tax treatment for clients. Clare is an attorney licensed in Vermont and Massachusetts. Clare earned a law degree from Vermont Law School in 1992, where she served as a Notes Editor for the Vermont Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1985. Clare is a 2004 graduate of the Snelling Center for Government’s Vermont Leadership Institute.