Troutman Sanders Strategies Adds Government Relations Expert Jennifer Walle
ATLANTA – Nov. 16, 2016 – Troutman Sanders Strategies, the governmental relations and issue management arm of the law firm Troutman Sanders LLP, announced today that Jennifer Walle joined the group as State Manager for State Government Affairs at Troutman Sanders Strategies. Before joining Troutman Sanders, Jennifer was an associate at Cornerstone Government Affairs. As a member of Troutman Sanders Strategies, Walle will specialize in economic development projects, procurement and healthcare policy. She will also assist firm clients with legislative, budget and regulatory issues in other areas.
Walle has more than ten years of government relations expertise, including lobbying experience at the state level focused on economic development, energy matters, healthcare, and locality advocacy. She has represented commercial developers, localities, non-profits, and both IT and healthcare companies before the Virginia General Assembly and the Executive Branch offices. During the course of her career, Walle successfully garnered more than $5 million in state and external financing for a transformational economic development project, assisted in passing legislation to increase the safety of school buses on Virginia roads, and assisted National and Virginia-based startups in the legislative, procurement, budget, and regulatory process.
“Jennifer’s vast experience and accomplishments are impressive and make her an ideal addition to the practice,” said Clark Lewis, partner and principal with Troutman Sanders Strategies. “We know that her work and advocacy across various industries will be an immediate asset to the firm and our clients.”
Prior to Cornerstone Government Affairs, Walle was the Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Campaign Development for Right Policy & Media, before which she served as City Council Liaison for the City of Richmond as well as a Budget Analyst specializing in the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
Jennifer has a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science and Government from Christopher Newport University, graduating cum laude, and is also is a graduate of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.
About Troutman Sanders Strategies
Troutman Sanders Strategies is a full-service government relations and issue management firm that advocates for its clients’ public policy issues through a broad array of contacts at the federal, state and local levels in order to build better partnerships among governments and businesses. The firm is committed to its goal of protecting and enhancing the business of its clients through proactive support in matters involving government.
About Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 16 offices located throughout North America and Asia. Founded in 1897, the firm’s lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Corporate, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. Firm clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. See troutmansanders.com for more information.