Singleton B. McAllister is a Washington, D.C. based attorney at Husch Blackwell LLP where she represents companies and trade associations across industries in government relations matters related to international trade, transportation, energy and healthcare.
McAllister has been a leader in governmental relations and public policy law for more than 30 years and has held several senior positions with the U.S. House of Representatives, including serving as senior counsel to the House Committee on the Budget.
McAllister was appointed by former President Clinton as General Counsel to the U.S. Agency for International Development, where she served as the Chief legal counsel of over 72 global U.S. missions.
In 2021, McAllister was named among the nation’s “Most Inﬂuential Black Corporate Directors” by Savoy Magazine. McAllister was appointed by the Governor of Virginia as the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s State Board of Elections in 2015.
McAllister serves on the founding advisory council of the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act (H.B. 1980), which establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women’s history museum.
McAllister holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from Howard University School of Law.