Francisco Morales

Francisco Morales

Policy Advisor and J.D. Law Clerk


Francisco brings more than a decade of legislative and political experience to provide clients with effective strategies navigating complex policy, regulatory and legislative hurdles.

Before Brownstein, he served Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak in various roles, including director of public affairs and community relations, deputy transition director and political director for his 2018 campaign. While working for Gov. Sisolak, Francisco served as a key advisor in the areas of labor and workforce, collective bargaining, immigration and refugee resettlement, unemployment insurance and other highly regulated policy areas. An immigrant himself, Francisco drafted, presented, and lobbied for the creation of the Governor’s Office for New Americans. Most recently, he played an important role in legislation pertaining to unemployment insurance, minimum health standards in public accommodation facilities and provisions related to business liability in the era of COVID-19. At the federal level, he also worked for Rep. Dina Titus (NV-01) for more than four years.

Francisco brings a deep understanding of Nevada’s political landscape, having consulted with numerous political candidates and grassroots campaigns, including the highly contested 2010 Senate race for then Majority Leader Harry Reid. He is a well-respected political operative in the areas of fundraising, voter targeting and outreach, messaging, mail targeting and all areas of data-driven field operations and analytics.  

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  • J.D., 2022, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
    Business and Commercial Law Concentration 
  • B.S., 2015, summa cum laude, University of Nevada, Las Vegas