Lee Anderson

Director of Government Affairs, Utility Workers Union of America

Lee Anderson represents the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) as their Government Affairs Director, heading up the Union’s legislative, policy, and political work in Washington, D.C. and working with the Administration and offices on both sides of the aisle on Capitol Hill. Prior to joining the UWUA, Lee was the Director of Legislation and Policy for the BlueGreen Alliance, working with a variety of Unions, including the UWUA, as well as a number of national environmental organizations, 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. Admitted to practice law in Arkansas, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Iowa, Lee has advocated for worker rights at all levels of government across the southern and mid-western United States.