Sandra Swirski

Sandra Swirski

Sandra Swirski is an award-winning advocate who has impacted every high-profile tax bill since 1989 and a seasoned lawyer who works to prevent the business, economic, and societal risks associated with poorly informed public policy. Since 1989, she has helped draft and pass tax legislation and understands the intricacies associated with the transfer of wealth, planned giving, and tax law. Her influence on philanthropic and planned giving policy makes her the top government affairs advisor for high-wealth philanthropists and global nonprofit institutions.

Sandra is a co-founder of Urban Swirski & Associates, a public policy and government affairs firm in Washington, D.C. Her practice focuses on advising Fortune 500 executives and leaders of nonprofit organizations on federal, state, and local advocacy, strategic positioning, crisis communications advice, and political strategy direction. Ms. Swirski holds law degrees from Georgetown University and George Washington University and an undergraduate degree from Emory University. She sits on several local and national boards and advisory councils.


Sandra Swirski is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow her on LinkedIn.
Sandra Swirski
Wealth Management

The Unappreciated, but Avoidable, Policy Risks Your Business Faces

When you think about the risks you manage for your business, your mind likely goes to market risk, reputation risk, and data risk. But do you consider public policy risk? Policy risks are at least as important as the other threats you face as a leader and deserve to be...