As Vice President of Government Relations for Southern California at Strategies 360, Gina wields her extensive federal and local level government experience to support her clients. She has wide-ranging experience working on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Gina has served as a Page for the U.S. House of Representatives, an intern for Senator Dianne Feinstein and a Legislative Correspondent for Congresswoman Jackie Speier.
Gina first dove into politics locally while working as a Land Use/Government Attorney at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. In this role, she focused on land use entitlements, government approvals and public contracts, primarily within the City of Los Angeles. Her clients included developers, institutions, individuals, for-profit and nonprofit corporations. Gina also has years of experience serving as a government relations consultant. She has advised various transportation, technology, and infrastructure companies on how to navigate the City and County of Los Angeles.
Prior to joining the firm, Gina worked at Manatt Real Estate Advisors, LP, focusing on business development and providing strategic counsel in support of clients’ community affairs objectives within the City and County of Los Angeles. Here she created targeted alliances with key stakeholders and business organizations to support her client’s goals. After law school, Gina obtained her real estate license and served as the acquisition and entitlement manager at SunCal, one of the largest real estate development companies in the United States. There, she managed the creation of the development proposal for the Concord Naval Weapons Station. Gina’s strong foundation in real estate compliance stems from her work conducting legal research and investigations related to real estate fraud for the Real Estate Fraud Division of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.
Gina graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Gina is an active member of the California State Bar.