Barbara Comstock has a lifetime of government service at the federal, state and local level, including her service as a Member of Congress, the Virginia General Assembly, the Justice Department, and as a Chief Counsel and senior aide in Congress. She has also worked at 2 law firms and started her own public affairs business. She also has worked on numerous campaigns and conventions in her lifetime of political involvement.
Barbara was named one of the "Top Ten Most Effective Lawmakers" in the 115th Congress by the Center for Effective Lawmaking, a joint effort of the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University. Barbara currently is a senior adviser at Baker Donelson, where she focuses her work on tech issues, and she also serves as a political commentator as an ABC News political contributor, as well as on CNN, PBS, and MSNBC. She serves on the Boards of Vivint Home Security and Trustar Bank. She is a mother of 3 and grandmother of 6 and lives in McLean with her husband, Chip, a lifelong high school educator and administrator.