Martha Roby is a senior advisor in Bradley’s Governmental Affairs and Economic Development practice groups.
Before joining Bradley, Martha served as the U.S. Representative for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District from 2011 to 2021. Early in her tenure, she served on the Agriculture, Armed Services, and Education and Workforce Committees. She also served as the chairman of the Subcommittee of Oversight and Investigations of the House Armed Services Committee during the 113th Congress. She was the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet for the House Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress.
Martha was the first representative from Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District to serve on the House Appropriations Committee. She served on six of the 12 subcommittees and had direct oversight of over 90 departments and related agencies. In her tenure in Congress, she sponsored and cosponsored more than 500 bills. She distinguished herself as an effective legislator focusing on issues directly impacting her constituents, including veterans’ health and military mobility. Martha exposed abuses in the Veterans Affairs health system and worked tirelessly to improve care for veterans, both locally and nationally.
Before being elected to Congress, she was in private practice in Montgomery, Alabama, and then served on the Montgomery City Council from 2003 to 2010.