Madeline Malisa

Senior Fellow

The results speak for themselves. FGA achieves powerful policy reforms that protect the American Dream and ensure that the voices of all Americans are heard in our democratic system.

Madeline Malisa is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability, where she focuses on election and initiative integrity.

Prior to joining FGA, she was a director of government relations at Consolidated Communications. Previously, she served as chief counsel to Governor Paul LePage in the State of Maine. She started her career in private practice. As a civil litigator, she tried jury trials, bench trials, and appeals, including successfully before Maine’s Supreme Court.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from St. Lawrence University, and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law. She is licensed to practice in Maine and Massachusetts.

Madeline first experienced the value of work as a sales associate for her local Sears. To her, work is the foundation of freedom, self-determination, and the power to achieve the American Dream. She believes that one of the most important sources of America’s greatness is the opportunity for its citizens to work.

Madeline is a fitness enthusiast and avid baker. A fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox, Madeline and her husband live in Portland, Maine.