Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is pleased to announce that Jodi Stephens has joined its Carson City and Reno offices as a senior policy advisor in its Government Relations Department. With more than a decade of experience working with elected officials and staff on issues critical to Nevada, Stephens skillfully navigates the complex bureaucracy of federal, state and local government. Most recently, Stephens served as the executive director of the Nevada Senate Republican Caucus for the last three Nevada legislative sessions.
“Stephens is a strong Republican addition to our established bipartisan and bicameral Government Relations Group in Nevada,” said Marc Lampkin, chair of the firm’s Government Relations Department. “Along with Alisa Nave-Worth, a respected Democratic legislative strategist, Stephens enables Brownstein to continue to provide our clients with the guidance and insight they’ve come to expect from our Nevada lobbying team."
As a former Republican congressional, executive and legislative staff member, Stephens has the capacity to advise Brownstein’s clients on the subtle nuances necessary to navigate multiple channels of government. Moreover, with her years of service, she brings the trust and admiration of members of the executive branch, legislators and regulatory agencies. Additionally, she has served as a senior consultant to several high-profile political campaigns throughout Nevada. Her extensive campaign experience affords her clients a unique insight into the complexities of a legislative strategy, including the ability and necessity to build critical coalitions to effectuate positive legislative change.
“We are proud to have our Nevada Government Relations Group led by Nevadan women with outstanding experience, relationships and, most importantly, records of success on behalf of Nevada’s businesses navigating the complex challenges of politics and law,” added Lampkin.
Stephens received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nevada.