Angela James

Credentials: Outreach Manager


Phone: 608-263-2353

1410 Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St
Madison, WI 53706

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Angela joined the outreach team in August of 2022 to help connect La Follette’s resources and programs to policymakers at the local, state, and federal level. She will play a key role in leading the School’s legislative outreach efforts and building partnerships with others who may be able to use La Follette’s research and student talent in their work.

Before joining La Follette, Angela worked in a variety of roles at the intersection of law, policy, and government. She served as the Deputy Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and as a lobbyist for agricultural and industrial clients. In her legal practice serving clients in the municipal, energy, food, and industrial sectors, she focused on environmental regulatory matters, land use, utility ratemaking, and corporate strategy.

Angela is proud to be a triple Badger (BS Zoology ‘95, MS Water Resource Management ‘00, JD Law ‘00). In her free time, she enjoys exploring Wisconsin with her husband, spending time with her extended family, and spoiling her senior dog.