Matt Ralston serves as a Senior Manager of State Affairs in the Atlanta office of Troutman Pepper Strategies. In this capacity, he works year round with members of the Georgia General Assembly and Executive Branch as an advocate for improvement in a number of policy areas such as agriculture and natural resources, education, higher education, state budget projects, technology, and healthcare, in addition to building strong relationships with a multitude of trade associations, business leaders, and key coalitions and organizations.  Prior to joining Troutman Pepper Strategies, Matt worked with the University of Georgia’s Office of Government Affairs, the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education, as well as numerous political campaigns.

Professional and Community Involvement


  • Women’s Public Leadership Network, Board of Directors

News

04.07.2022

Troutman Pepper Partner Robb Willis Recognized as…

Troutman Pepper Partner Robb Willis Recognized as One of James Magazine’s 2022 Most Influential Georgians ATLANTA – Troutman Pepper Strategies…

03.01.2022

Troutman Pepper Strategies Welcomes Ryan Diffley to…

WASHINGTON – Troutman Pepper Strategies, the governmental relations and issue management arm of Troutman Pepper, announced today that Ryan Diffley…

02.28.2022

Troutman Pepper Strategies Debuts New Governmental Affairs…

WASHINGTON – Troutman Pepper Strategies, the governmental affairs subsidiary of the national law firm Troutman Pepper, has launched a website…

02.02.2022

Government Efforts to Address Cryptocurrencies Ramp Up

Government Efforts to Address Cryptocurrencies Ramp Up Several recent events highlight the expanding effort by the federal government to address…

09.14.2021

Robb Willis Named #1 Lobbyist in Georgia…

Robb Willis, chairman of Troutman Pepper Strategies, the governmental affairs subsidiary of the national law firm Troutman Pepper, was named…

08.17.2021

Karin Addison to Reprise Role as Board…

Troutman Pepper Strategies Director Karin Addison has been appointed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to serve a second consecutive term…