Christopher M. Tampio is a senior advisor in Dickstein Shapiro’s State Attorneys General Practice. Over the course of his two decades in government relations, he has represented the interests of numerous industries on both the state and federal level, handling labor, tax, finance, appropriations, immigration, health care, and small business issues, among many others.
Prior to joining Dickstein Shapiro, Chris established the Washington, DC office of Parquet Public Affairs. As partner at Parquet between 2009 and 2011, he served as one of the firm’s chief federal and state lobbyists, working as part of a specialized team that handled 50-state issue management and engagement strategies for both industry associations and Fortune 500 companies.
From 2006 to 2009, Chris was the senior director of government relations for the National Association of Convenience Stores. He has also directed and managed policy for the National Association of Manufacturers, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, and the National Restaurant Association.
Chris co-chaired the Small Business Fairness coalition as well as the Steering Committee for the National Coalition on Ergonomics and steering committee for the Family Medical Leave Act and Fair Labor Standards Act reform coalitions. He is a past member of the ANSI standard writing committee for safety management principles. He has also has worked on numerous political campaigns at the federal, state and local levels.