Scott D. Mason
Senior Policy Advisor
Scott D. Mason is a senior policy advisor in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Mason has served in senior public and government affairs roles in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Florida and Texas for more than 25 years.
Mr. Mason's experience includes lobbying and strategic government affairs consulting, focusing on Capitol Hill and the numerous regulatory agencies across government. He has significant experience working on major policy initiatives, including tax and financial services issues, healthcare reform, immigration, infrastructure initiatives, energy projects and other key priorities. In addition, Mr. Mason has grassroots, government affairs and public affairs experience with several major trade associations and other large corporations, including Anheuser-Busch, Samsung North America, the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), the Beer Institute and the American Medical Association.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Mason served as the director of congressional relations for Donald J. Trump for President Inc. in 2016, as well as the 2016 President-Elect Transition Team. In these roles, Mr. Mason was responsible for all congressional relations between the Trump campaign and transition team and Republicans on Capitol Hill.
Prior to joining the Trump campaign, Mr. Mason served as vice president of government affairs for Fortune 50 home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc., leading the local, state and federal government affairs program from 2005 to 2015. In this role, he represented the company on issues involving trade, tax, healthcare, energy, labor and financial services, among others. He successfully established the Lowe's brand on Capitol Hill, adding an important retail voice on the broad array of internal and customer-related issues facing the company.
- Furman University, B.A., Political Science and French
- Top Lobbyist - Hired Guns, The Hill, 2019, 2020