Alchemy Graham joined the Shaw Yoder Antwih Schmelzer & Lange team in 2021 as Legislative and Regulatory Advocate after serving as an Assembly Fellow in Assemblymember Bennett’s office, where she staffed the Member on Budget Subcommittee 3 and Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee.
Concurrently, Alchemy advised on natural resources, environmental safety, energy, housing, utilities, and public safety issues. Among other responsibilities, Alchemy took the lead on staffing five of the Member’s bills, each covering a different issue area, and successfully drafted and negotiated amendments with stakeholders and committee staff to further secure bipartisan votes. During her Fellowship year, Alchemy also served as the Fellow Liaison for the Black Legislative and Capital Association, planning events as requested by Black Fellows throughout all Capital Fellowship cohorts.
Before her Fellowship, Alchemy interned at the Department of Conservation, where she worked primarily on legislative research and analysis for oil and gas well setback regulations.
Alchemy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Davis.