Lee Anderson is the government affairs director for the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO and leads the union’s legislative, policy, and political work in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining the UWUA, Lee was the director of legislation and policy for the BlueGreen Alliance, working in areas including clean energy, worker health and safety, energy transition policy, infrastructure funding, and land use issues.
Lee has also worked as a labor and employment attorney with the Provost Umphrey Law Firm, representing unions and individual workers on issues including union organizing and bargaining, employment discrimination, overtime wages, and pension issues. He also taught on these topics as an adjunct lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University.
Originally from Iowa, Lee received a B.B.A. in Finance from Iowa State University in 1990 and a J.D. from the Drake University School of Law in 1995.