Jacquelyn E. Stone

Senior Advisor, State Government Relations

Richmond, VA

+1 804 775 1046

BIO

Jackie chairs the firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is a former member of the firm’s Board of Partners. She previously served as the firmwide hiring partner for over 20 years. She concentrates on general business matters on behalf of corporate clients, legislative matters before the Virginia General Assembly, and regulatory issues before state and federal agencies. She also advises corporate clients on a range of immigration matters.

She has represented clients on legislative issues relating to insurance, retirement, telecommunications, education, economic development, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and more. She was involved with the successful legislative effort in which the 1994 Virginia General Assembly authorized a $650 million infrastructure and financing package for the proposed Disney's America project in Prince William County, Virginia.

Before pursuing her legal studies, Ms. Stone worked as a legislative assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives.

AFFILIATIONS

Member, Business Law Section, 1985-present; National Bar Leadership Conference Team, 1991-1992; Chairman, Richmond AOP Host Committee, 1991, American Bar Association

Member; Millennium Diversity Initiative, 2001; Faculty, Mandatory Course on Professionalism, 1995-1998; Committee on Professionalism, 1989-1990; Chairman, Community Law Week Committee, 1987-1989, Virginia State Bar

Member; Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Section, 1988-1990; Chairman, Membership Committee, 1988-1990, Virginia Bar Association

Member; Executive Committee, 1990-1992, Old Dominion Bar Association 

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1989-present

Executive Committee Member and Secretary, CenterStage Foundation

Board Member, Junior Achievement of Central Richmond

Board Member and Assistant Secretary, Venture Richmond

Member, Board of Visitors, Virginia Commonwealth University

Former Director, Virginia Commission for the Arts

Former Trustee, Science Museum of Virginia

Former Council Member, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Former Member, State Commission on Population Growth and Development

Former Council Member, State Council on Local Debt

Former Member, Virginia Commission on Competitive & Equitable Tax Policy

Former Board Member and Past President, Arts Council of Richmond

Former Member, Local Advisory Committee, Local Initiatives Support Campaign

Former Statewide Board Member, Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

Former Board Member, Richmond Eye and Ear Hospital

Former Board Member, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

ADMISSIONS

Virginia

PUBLICATIONS
Contributing Author, Lobbying, PACs and Campaign Finance: 50 State Handbook, Thomson Reuters, 2017
Co-author, "Food And Beverage Industry Outlook For 2014: Part 2," Law360, January 23, 2014