Jacquelyn Stone

Senior Advisor, State Government Relations

Richmond, VA

+1 804 775 1046


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.


Board Member, Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization

Board Member, Venture Richmond

Chair, Advisory Board, Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

Member, Advisory Council, Virginia Poverty Law Center

Member, Advisory Board, Wason Center for Public Policy

Founding Member, Partnership for the Future

Member, American Revolution 250 Commission

Member, One Virginia 2021 Citizens Constitutional Amendment Drafting Committee

Member, Steering Committee, 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution

Member, 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; Member, 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

Former Board Member and Past President, Arts Council of Richmond

Former Executive Committee Member and Secretary, CenterStage Foundation

Former Chair, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Former Board Member, Junior Achievement of Central Richmond

Former Board Member, Leadership Metro Richmond

Former Board Member, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Former Member, Local Advisory Committee, Local Initiatives Support Campaign

Former Board Member, Richmond Eye and Ear Hospital

Former Board Member, Richmond Retirement System

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 Executive Committee Member, The Richmond Forum

Former Member, Virginia Commission on Competitive & Equitable Tax Policy

Former Board Member, United Way of Central Virginia

Former Vice-Rector, Board of Visitors, Virginia Commonwealth University

Former Board Member, VCU Health System

Former Director, Virginia Commission for the Arts



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