Allyce Trapp is a Government Affairs Advisor in the Baton Rouge office and a member of the Adams and Reese Intersection of Business and Government Practice.
Allyce works with businesses and nonprofits across various industries on researching, planning, and executing government relations strategies at the local and state levels across Louisiana, combined with creating and implementing communications and public relations plans for companies in front of traditional and social media.
Allyce brings vast government relations experience to Adams and Reese having developed relationships at multiple levels of government, including with municipal agencies, city councils, and state agencies, as well as with other stakeholders.
These relationships enable Allyce to help her clients navigate through any regulatory challenges and connect their interests and policy goals to further business growth.
From generating grassroots strategies to managing strategy development, Allyce has experience assisting clients in drafting, lobbying, and passing legislation; recruiting, training, and mobilizing advocates; and supporting alliances among organizations with similar public policy goals.
Allyce served as former Director of Governmental Affairs for the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge. In that role, she developed and managed a long-term government relations strategy to increase the Association’s visibility and grow its presence through legislative advocacy and grants. In addition, Allyce was employed as a former associate of a full-service issues management communications firm, where she gained a robust knowledge of the Louisiana Legislature and crisis communications.
Several examples of Allyce’s experience in government relations include:
- Representing various stakeholders at the legislative level amidst the emergence of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) standards.
- Managing priorities, goals, and reputations of clients as issues directly and indirectly affecting their businesses arise.
- Connecting stakeholders and local government officials, such as successfully halting a moratorium that led to further discussion and a more comprehensive policy around harmful effects in the community.
Allyce is an active board member of Association of Louisiana Lobbyists.
Communications and Public Relations
Earning both an M.A. in Mass Communications (Political Communication) and B.A. in Communications (Public Relations) from LSU, Allyce is a savvy, experienced communications professional who offers a broad range of communications and public relations services.
Allyce’s clients appreciate how she can improve their community relations efforts by developing effective messaging for key government relations initiatives. She understands the importance of building consensus and connecting ideas and people to help her clients reach their goals.
Allyce’s communications and public relations experience also includes:
- Researching, developing communications strategy, implementing media relations (press release writing and outreach to traditional media), social media management, and coordinating events and additional networking opportunities.
- Managing social media and communications outreach for Louisiana Women Lead, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing the number of women elected or appointed to Louisiana leadership positions in politics.
- Producing and publishing social media content for her high school alma mater Vandebilt Catholic, where she is active as a board member.
In the Baton Rouge business community, Allyce is a member of the LABI (Louisiana Association of Business & Industry) Emerging Leaders Council that brings together young professionals from across a diverse group of industries and business sectors to effectively improve the quality of life within the Capital Region.
“I enjoy putting people together and connecting the pieces of the puzzle. From working on government relations strategies to coordinating with the media on communications outreach, every step is about finding a connection. Clients say they appreciate my ability to connect the dots and help them achieve their policy and business goals.”
Disclaimer: Allyce Trapp is not licensed to practice law.
- Louisiana State University, M.A., 2020, Mass Communications – Political Communication
- Louisiana State University, B.A., 2016, Communications – Public Relations
- Junior League of Baton Rouge, Member
- Vandebilt Catholic High School, Board Member
Areas of Practice
- Running Start, Ambassador of the Year Finalist
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- Louisiana Women Lead, Board Member
- Association of Louisiana Lobbyists, Board Member
- Louisiana Association of Business & Industry Emerging Leaders Council
- Running Start, Alumni Board Member
- Chi Omega