Amy Smith

Amy Budner

Amy Budner is a Public Policy Advisor at Patton Boggs LLP.  In that capacity, she provides policy guidance to and advocates on behalf of hospital systems, universities and colleges, foreign governments, and other public and non-profit organizations. Before joining Patton Boggs, Amy was a Supervisor in the Office of the State Auditor for nearly four years working in the state legislature in Denver, CO.  There, she completed reviews of the operations and programs of a variety of state government agencies and universities, from scope development to policy recommendations and legislative changes.  She also was responsible for conducting policy analysis and research, monitoring legislation, providing legislative testimony, and conducting independent quality control reviews of performance audits.

Before completing her Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Amy served as a Congressional aide to Rep. Diana DeGette (D – CO), where she was responsible for developing and maintaining community relations, as well as addressing a number of policy issues in the district.

Within the community, Amy served in leadership positions with the Colorado Women’s Health Care Coalition and the Rocky Mountain Riveters in Denver and is a Member of the Women’s Information Network in Washington, D.C