Jessica joined the firm in June 2016 and serves as a vice president in the Federal Public Affairs group. She focuses her practice on transportation policy, funding opportunities and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Jessica served as the Associate Legislative Director for transportation policy at the National Association of Counties where she represented the nation’s 3,069 county governments before Congress and the Administration on highway, transit, rail, port and aviation issues.
Additionally, Jessica has worked for two former U.S. senators and previously advised local governments, transportation authorities, universities and private companies on a wide variety of political and federal public affairs issues.
Jessica is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota and earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Wisconsin in 2008. She currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and their two dogs.