Lawson Strategies’ mission is to provide political candidates, PACs, professional associations, corporations, non-profits, and individuals the highest quality political consulting and public affairs service. We specialize in creating winning campaigns to sway public opinion among voters and in the halls of the Capitol, drawing on an unparalleled understanding of the political landscape and extensive experience to help clients successfully navigate the political process to impact good public policy.
Drew Lawson has fifteen years of experience in Texas politics, with an extensive track record on political campaigns from the U.S. Senate to Congress to the Texas Legislature and judiciary. His expertise extends into the halls of the Capitol, where his work in the Texas Senate and as a lobbyist has put him at the center of some of the most critical legislative accomplishments in the state.
In 2017, Drew launched Lawson Strategies and quickly established himself as one of the leading political consultants in Texas. He won a Gold “Pollie Award” for the best use of opposition research in the country and was named “Most Valuable Newcomer” by the non-partisan newsletter Capitol Inside for leading several high-profile campaigns to victory.
Lawson Strategies played a central role in the successful effort to maintain Republican majorities in Texas. Consulting for candidates in key battleground districts and for influential PACs, Drew strategically deployed nearly $30 million in political expenditures for his clients in the 2020 elections.
Prior to starting Lawson Strategies, Drew served as director of Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC, the most robust political organization in Texas politics. He managed the PAC’s multi-million-dollar election-cycle budget and consulted on many of the highest-profile campaigns in the Lone Star State. In addition to electoral victories, Drew’s leadership helped TLRPAC gain notable distinctions, including “Best Organizational Effort” in 2010 and 2014.
Drew is also a respected lobbyist at the Texas Capitol. He was named a Top 10 Consultant Lobbyist and has helped numerous business groups advocate for principled, common-sense reforms that have been a critical building block of Texas’ thriving economic environment.
Born in Seattle, Drew grew up in Houston and received a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He lives in Austin with his wife, Jenny, and their daughter, Audrey.
What Others Are Saying
“Gold Pollie Award – Best Use of Opposition Research”American Association of Political Consultants
“Drew is dedicated to his clients, has excellent communication and stays on budget. He developed a clear plan and led my campaign to victory in a difficult election environment.”State Senator Joan Huffman (R-Houston)
“Most Valuable Newcomer”Capitol Inside, 2018
“Drew Lawson’s thoughtful political strategy and data driven approach helped carry my campaign to a 25 point victory against a serious and well funded opponent.”State Representative Giovanni Capriglione (R-Southlake)
“Drew Lawson brings to his work a passion for conservative policies and principled political candidates, an analytical mind and shrewd political judgment, and a fierce will to win. Drew’s compilation, analysis and dissemination of data are an important component of the electoral victories of TLR-supported candidates.”Dick Trabulsi, TLR President & PAC Chairman
“...the seasoned professionals that manage the Texans for Lawsuit Reform's political action committee may have done more to shape the campaigns in some of the most competitive contests this fall than the people who were getting paid for their advice with the money that the group contributed.”Capitol Inside, Best Organizational Effort (TLRPAC) 2010 & 2014
“Top 10 Political Consultant Lobbyist”Capitol Inside, Lobby Power Rankings
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Public Affairs Campaigns
Grassroots and Grasstops Engagement
Data & Research
Campaign Plans and Budgets
Polling Development and Analysis
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