Areas of Practice
- B.A., Journalism, Stillman College
- B.A., English, Stillman College
Lauren Brooks is a Policy Analyst with McDonald Carano where she assists in the development of legislative priorities and political strategies designed to navigate Nevada’s complex political and economic landscape. Ms. Brooks has worked side by side with lobbyists, staff and elected officials within the Nevada Legislature, allowing her to establish personal and professional relationships across party lines and providing her with a unique, behind-the-scenes perspective. Her diverse experience provides attorneys and clients of the firm with a fair and distinct ability to maneuver complex issues and forge dynamic relationships.
Ms. Brooks began her political career as a campaign manager for Aaron D. Ford, State Senate Candidate for Las Vegas District 11. After a successful campaign, she went on to work in the state capitol in Carson City as the legislative assistant to Senator Aaron D. Ford and committee manager for Senate Natural Resources. Ms. Brooks worked for both Nevada’s 77th and 78th Legislative Sessions. She also served as legislative assistant for the Senate Minority Leader, directing all constituent services activities, consisting of voter registration drives, and minority participation and presence in the legislative process.
Ms. Brooks received her BA from Stillman College with a double major in English and Journalism. She is actively involved in her community as a member of Leadership Advance Las Vegas, a member of the Community Action Agency Board of the Las Vegas Urban League, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, and a Board of Trustee member for Cristo Rey S. Viator, a college preparatory high school scheduled to open its doors in August, 2019.
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