Patrick J. Byrne

Patrick Byrne has been serving as a Government Relations Associate at CJ Lake, LLC since 2014. He assists local governments, universities, and transportation agencies stay informed about relevant policy areas such as transportation, education, health care, energy, and public safety. He also provides legislative and research support in the firm's appropriations and budget practice.


Patrick joined CJ Lake in 2013 as a legislative/legal assistant managing client relationships, coordinating meetings, and assisting with legal research and drafting legal documents.

Prior to his time there, Patrick worked as a field organizer on Terry McAuliffe's 2013 Gubernatorial campaign in Virginia, where he assisted in recruiting and managing neighborhood teams. Patrick also worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) where he gained administrative experience handling constituent concerns as well as assisting the press secretary with media inquiries. 


Patrick received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.