Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is pleased to announce that Rosanna L. Carvacho has joined its government relations group as counsel and legislative advocate. Carvacho’s practice will focus on developing legislative strategies and lobbying for clients to help them navigate the complex environment in Sacramento and California.
“With her deep knowledge of the legislative process, Rosanna will be able to help our clients manage a host of complex issues impacting individuals and businesses in California,” said Chris Frahm, shareholder at Brownstein. “Rosanna brings experience managing successful legislative negotiations with leading government officials, an array of interest groups, lobbyists and agency representatives on controversial statewide policies. We are very excited to add her talent to our team in Sacramento.”
Carvacho brings legislative experience from a number of different policy areas to the firm. Formerly, she served as the legislative director for Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), Senate Transportation and Housing Committee chair and former Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee chair. Carvacho has also served as legislative director for Senator Carole Migden (D-San Francisco), former Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee chair and as the legislative director for Senate Majority Leader, Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles). In addition she was a legislative aide for Assembly Member Rebecca Cohn (D-Saratoga).
In addition to her extensive legislative experience, Carvacho assisted as a volunteer managing a wide array of campaign-related activities including Get Out The Vote events.
Carvacho earned her law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from California State University in Sacramento.