Mackenzie  Warren Kay

Mackenzie Warren Kay

Senior Policy Advisor And Counsel


Pairs background as an investigative journalist with deep knowledge of local and state government. Develops practical legislative and administrative strategies to help clients navigate Nevada’s dynamic political landscape.

As a native and proud Nevadan, Mackenzie Warren Kay understands the evolving policy needs of the state. Through her close relationships with elected officials and staff at every level of state and local government, Mackenzie connects with key decisionmakers to drive productive conversations, ultimately reaching sound policy resolutions. In short, Mackenzie helps her clients win and is known for her hustle and passion.  At the core of Mackenzie’s government affairs practice is her reputation for integrity and professionalism. 

Her journalistic experience gives Mackenzie a unique perspective as both an attorney and lobbyist. She began her career as a two-time Emmy-nominated television news anchor and reporter for the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas and Reno, where she covered every corner of the state. Mackenzie served as the station’s investigative reporter and capitol correspondent covering the Nevada Legislature in the 2011 and 2013 sessions.

Mackenzie’s legal career began in litigation before evolving into her current government affairs practice. She has litigated before the Nevada Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada – Civil and Family Division.



J.D., 2017, cum laude, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

B.A., 2010, Southern Methodist University