James HawkinsPartnerAlpine Group
Jay Hawkins is a partner at the Alpine Group, a government relations consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. With more than 20 years of Capitol Hill and government affairs experience, Hawkins serves as co-head of the firm’s healthcare policy practice, focusing on FDA-regulated industries. The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is one of his long-standing clients, dating back to 2003. Hawkins’ supplement industry experience includes working to pass the serious adverse event reporting law and the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA), among other successes. His most recent tenure on Capitol Hill was as health policy advisor to then-Chairman James Jeffords of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP).